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  • noun dated, informal A stenographer.

Etymologies

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Shortening.

Examples

  • We are doing "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and I think it would be a hoot for the stenog tap dance number; like maybe a pinstripe where the stripes are actually typewriter keys.

    Little Match Girl - A Dress A Day

  • There should be a stenog - rapher in that room, and every word she utters should be taken down, for every word is golden.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • I'm not a six-dollar-a-week stenog that has to marry for enough to eat.

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • Ethel Watson, Jan. 16, 1901; Phi Soc.; teacher Wilkinson Male acad. 1888; clerk W.S. Clark 1888; teacher Edgecombe co. 1889-90; stenog. and sec. -pres.

    Alumni History of the University of North Carolina

  • Edith Bean, June 23, 1909; with Gen.J. S. Carr, Durham, Blackwell's Durham tob. co.; clerk, hdw.bus. with father; stenog.

    Alumni History of the University of North Carolina

  • As he looked from his own cage into the main room Babbitt mourned, ` ` McGoun's a good stenog., smart's a whip, but Stan Graff and all those bums -- '' The zest of the spring morning was smothered in the stale office air.

    Babbitt

  • As he looked from his own cage into the main room Babbitt mourned, “McGoun’s a good stenog., smart’s a whip, but Stan Graff and all those bums—” The zest of the spring morning was smothered in the stale office air.

    Chapter 3

  • Only -- what the devil _is_ the job just ahead of a stenog.?

    The Job An American Novel

  • "McGoun's a good stenog., smart's a whip, but Stan Graff and all those bums --" The zest of the spring morning was smothered in the stale office air.

    Babbitt

  • New York and got that job as a stenog. in old Zosco's office.

    Torchy and Vee

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