- a person versed in orthography or spelling.
- a person who spells correctly.
Origin of orthographer
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Historical Examples of orthographer
Orthographer, or-thog′ra-fėr, n. one who spells words correctly—also Orthog′raphist.
The World, Feb. 16, 1881 But who could possibly have supposed an orthographer loose!The Gentle Art of Making Enemies
James McNeill Whistler