Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The writing of something in one's own handwriting.
  • noun Autographs considered as a group.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of writing with one's own hand; autographic writing.
  • noun That department of diplomatics, or the study and decipherment of old writings, which is concerned with autographs
  • noun A process in lithography by which copies of a writing, drawing, etc., are produced in facsimile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The science of autographs; a person's own handwriting; an autograph.
  • noun A process in lithography by which a writing or drawing is transferred from paper to stone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun writing in one's own handwriting
  • noun A process in lithography by which a writing or drawing is transferred from paper to stone.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

auto- + -graphy

Examples

  • Mr. Fashola at the endorsement of the autography signifying his acceptance on …

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  • My dad had an amazing skill doing autography, setting large scores of music into giant pages, making them gorgeous and making them fit perfectly.

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  • Associated Press Ms. Cyrus released an autography, entitled "Miles To Go," in March 2009.

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  • The National Gallery's Arthur Wheelock worries that with all the emphasis on autography, "We're in danger of losing the 17th-century Rembrandt."

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  • I got to her her speak, too, and autography my copy and I decided at the last minute to have it autographed for my girls for when they're older.

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  • O'BRIEN: Let's talk about Katharine Hepburn, the new book about -- I guess it's her authorized autography.

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  • His articles on autography and cryptology attracted widespread attention.

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  • Diff'rent Strokes actor and cast member of Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling Todd Bridges is releasing an autography next month titled "Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted" There's no word yet as to whether Bridges, who grew up a lifelong professional wrestling fan, will mention CCW or his affinity for the business in the book yet.

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  • Activities: Appearances by NFL players, celebrity chefs Ingrid Hoffman and Todd English, and boxer Evander Holyfield, autography signings, a sports film festival, sports exhibits, a coach's show featuring Mike Ditka, a tailgate party on Sunday and performances by former Saints offensive tackle Kyle Turley's band.

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  • Diff'rent Strokes actor and cast member of Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling Todd Bridges is releasing an autography next month titled "Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted" There's no word yet as to whether Bridges, who grew up a lifelong professional wrestling fan, will mention CCW or his affinity for the business in the book yet.

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  • something written or made with one's own hand 2. an original manuscript or work of art

    September 17, 2008