[stahy-luh-graf, -grahf]


a fountain pen in which the writing point is a fine, hollow tube instead of a nib.

Origin of stylograph

First recorded in 1865–70; stylo-1 + -graph
Also called stylographic pen. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for stylograph

stick, marker, nib, reed, quill, stylograph

Examples from the Web for stylograph

Historical Examples of stylograph

  • She had a writing-board on her knee, and a hand resting on it still held a stylograph.

    The Invader

    Margaret L. Woods

  • The J pen to the lady novelist, and the stylograph to the devil—your essayist must not touch the things.

  • Edith shook the stylograph Dodo gave her to make it write, and a fountain of pure black ink poured on to the page.

    Dodo Wonders

    E. F. Benson

  • As a matter of fact, his writing is done with a stylograph pen, which he always carries in his pocket.

    McClure's Magazine December, 1895

    Edited by Ida M. Tarbell

  • The stylograph hung longingly over the cable form; it wanted to write "Interjection."

    Second String

    Anthony Hope

British Dictionary definitions for stylograph



a fountain pen having a fine hollow tube as the writing point instead of a nib

Word Origin for stylograph

C19: from styl (us) + -graph
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