Definitions

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

  • noun One who uses, studies, or develops cryptographic systems and writings.

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

  • noun One who writes in cipher, or secret characters.
  • noun one who studies methods for encoding and decoding messages; one who studies cryptography.

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

  • noun A person who is an expert on creating codes and cyphers. Someone who studies cryptology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

cryptography +‎ -er

Examples

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • This was important to Schneier, who in addition to being America's best-known ex-cryptographer is a food writer for an alternative newspaper in Minneapolis, where he lives.

    Homeland Insecurity

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