[ stahy-luh-graf-ik ]

  1. of or relating to a stylograph.

  2. of, relating to, or used in stylography.

Origin of stylographic

First recorded in 1800–10; stylo-1 + graphic
  • Sometimes sty·lo·graph·i·cal .

Other words from stylographic

  • sty·lo·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby stylographic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stylographic in a sentence

  • For field memoranda I advise the use of a stylographic pen, as pencil is apt to rub and efface in time by the motions of the body.

  • Miss Sophia seized his special stylographic pen, pressed very hard on the nib, and wrote what she required.

    Girls of the Forest | L. T. Meade
  • I am getting a good bit of writing done with the only decent stylographic pen I ever saw.

    Betty Leicester | Sarah Orne Jewett
  • For answer the legal man squared some foolscap sheets on a small table and produced a stylographic pen.

    The Revellers | Louis Tracy
  • In some instruments this carriage is furnished with a metal point, and in others with a stylographic ink pen.

British Dictionary definitions for stylographic



/ (ˌstaɪləˈɡræfɪk) /

  1. of or relating to a stylograph or stylography

Derived forms of stylographic

  • stylographically, adverb

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