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Definition of "typist" [typ•ist]

  • One who operates a typewriter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "typist" in a sentence
  • "To me blogging, the pain as a newbie or semi-literate typist is you need to find a piece of "data" to blog about, dig into it's properties like the URL, cutnpaste a selection of text and/or other media, upload an image, remember to credit the whole trail of sources linking to the story (becomes like an Oscars speach)"
  • "Right now I make money irregularly by working on and off as a kind of typist, I suppose, from home."
  • "In all contexts except EVE, I've been using "typist," but I see how how "pilot" could apply just as well in any MMO."