noun Date: 1885 a person who types especially as a job

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  • typist — typ‧ist [ˈtaɪpst] noun [countable] a secretary whose main job is to write letters and other documents using a word processor * * * typist UK US /ˈtaɪpɪst/ noun [C] ► someone whose job is to produce letters, reports, etc. using a computer or… …   Financial and business terms

  • Typist — Typ ist, n. A person who operates a typewriting machine; a typewriter. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • typist — 1843, from TYPE (Cf. type) (n.) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • typist — ► NOUN ▪ a person skilled in typing, especially one who is employed for this purpose …   English terms dictionary

  • typist — [tīp′ist] n. a person who operates a typewriter, esp. one whose work is typing …   English World dictionary

  • typist — n. 1) a shorthand typist (BE; AE has stenographer) 2) a clerk typist * * * [ taɪpɪst] a clerk typist a shorthand typist (BE; AE has stenographer) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • typist — UK [ˈtaɪpɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms typist : singular typist plural typists someone who types using a typewriter or a computer keyboard to produce documents, especially as their job • See: keyboarder …   English dictionary

  • typist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, good ▪ copy, shorthand (both BrE) ▪ touch (usually touch typist) …   Collocations dictionary

  • typist — typ|ist [ˈtaıpıst] n 1.) a secretary whose main job is to ↑type letters 2.) someone who uses a computer ↑keyboard or a ↑typewriter ▪ I m a slow typist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • typist — [[t]ta͟ɪpɪst[/t]] typists N COUNT A typist is someone who works in an office typing letters and other documents …   English dictionary

  • typist — noun (C) 1 a secretary whose main job is to type letters 2 someone who uses a typewriter: I m a slow typist …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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