English edit

Etymology edit

tachygraphy +‎ -er.

Noun edit

tachygrapher (plural tachygraphers)

  1. (historical) One who writes in tachygraphy or shorthand, especially in ancient times.
    Coordinate term: stenographer
    • 1913, Flavius Claudius Iulianus, “Letters of Julian”, in Emily Wilmer Cave Wright, transl., The Works of the Emperor Julian, volume III, Introduction to the letters:
      As a rule Julian dictated to secretaries, and so fast that Libanius says the "tachygraphers" were unable to keep pace with him, but certain postscripts are marked "with his own hand."