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signer

[sahy-ner]
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noun
  1. a person who signs.
  2. a person who writes his or her name, as in token of agreement.
  3. a person who communicates by or interprets into sign language.
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Origin of signer

First recorded in 1605–15; sign + -er1
Related formspost·sign·er, noun
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signer

noun
  1. a person who signs something
  2. a person who uses sign language to communicate with deaf people
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Word Origin and History for signer

n.

1610s, agent noun from sign (v.). In American history, with reference to the Declaration of Independence, by 1865.

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