[ tahy-pog-ruh-fer ]
See synonyms for typographer on Thesaurus.com
  1. a person skilled or engaged in typography.

Origin of typographer

First recorded in 1635–45; typograph(y) + -er1

Words Nearby typographer

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use typographer in a sentence

  • Hunt is also a trained typographer and designer rooted in linguistics and art.

  • Obvious typographer's errors have been corrected, but the author's spelling has otherwise been retained.

    Dry Fish and Wet | Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
  • This detail settled, the typographer is now instructed to proceed with the composition and to send proofs to the author.

  • They constitute, perhaps, the most complete collection in existence of the publications of this early typographer.

    The Book-Hunter | John Hill Burton
  • Heltay Gspr, the typographer of Kolozsvr, wrote his book in 1552 against this custom as practised in Hungary.

British Dictionary definitions for typographer


/ (taɪˈpɒɡrəfə) /

  1. a person skilled in typography

  2. another name for compositor

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012