Definition of stenographer in English:

stenographer

noun

  • A person whose job is to transcribe speech in shorthand.

    ‘a court stenographer’
    • ‘He moved up from there to become a stenographer at several newspapers.’
    • ‘In the old days, everything the stenographer typed would print to a roll of narrow paper tape.’
    • ‘He chatted with clerks, stenographers, police, lawyers, sometimes even defendants.’
    • ‘Almost all stenographers have their own customized machines, which they take with them on specific jobs.’
    • ‘On one occasion, part of the ceiling fell in on the stenographer who was keeping a daily transcript of proceedings.’

Pronunciation

stenographer

/stəˈnɒɡrəfə/