the art of writing in shorthand.
- sten·o·graph·ic [sten-uh-graf-ik], /ˌstɛn əˈgræf ɪk/, sten·o·graph·i·cal, adjective
- sten·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use stenography in a sentence
O'Keefe thinks it's a form of "guerrilla theater" and that journalists in America tend to do a lot of "stenography."
If I hadn't studied stenography I should have taken up hairdressing or manicuring.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
If you want me to, I'll go at stenography and typewriting at once.From Farm to Fortune | Horatio Alger Jr.
But I don't know a blooming thing about stenography or typewriting.Quin | Alice Hegan Rice
I do want to learn how to do something to support myself, and stenography is so—abominably dull.The Pleasant Street Partnership | Mary F. Leonard
Bean matriculated without formality and studied stenography and typewriting.Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for stenography
the act or process of writing in shorthand by hand or machine
matter written in shorthand
- stenographic (ˌstɛnəˈɡræfɪk) or stenographical, adjective
- stenographically, adverb
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