Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is constantly writing, either letters to friends or to the newspapers, or stories and works of fiction, driven thereto either by an exaggerated idea of the importance of what he writes or by an insane impulse.

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Examples

  • For much of his life, in fact, Göll was an obsessive writer, a "graphomaniac," to use Mr. Fritzsche's term.

    The Story Of a Lifetime

  • Or to control the ever-threatening information-flood while continuing to function—the way a graphomaniac might compile endless tables of statistics to ward off the dreadful alternative.

    A Cure for Head-Exploding Brilliance

  • I am Jonkil Calembour, emperor of the pish-tosh and belly-wobble graphomaniac demiurge!

    Excerpt from Urdoxa 2.0

  • You have to be a graphomaniac to spend hours on a manuscript and then turn, for relaxation, to letters.

    Last letters from a master

  • I'd like to thank all of my blogging brethren & sisteren for tolerating me posting up eleventy billion jpegs thereby freezing your Blackberries and writing all the goddamn time like a graphomaniac madman anyone who follows me on Twitter can attest to that.

    The Grand Finale © N.W.A.

  • I'd like to thank all of my blogging brethren & sisteren for tolerating me posting up eleventy billion jpegs and freezing your Blackberries and writing all the goddamn time like a graphomaniac madman anyone who follows me on Twitter can attest to that.

    Dart Adams presents Thoughts Of A Subject, Verb & Predicate Felon 3

  • A nominee, even one who has never been a judge, doesn't have to be a graphomaniac, but Kagan's publications consist largely of cautious descriptions and categorizations of current legal doctrines.

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