Definition of steno in English:


Line breaks: steno
Pronunciation: /ˈstɛnəʊ

noun (plural stenos)

North American informal
  • 1A shorthand typist: it was written by the little steno herself
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    • When they kiss, the stenos hide their blushing faces behind their steno pads.
  • 1.1 [as modifier] short for stenography. the steno pool I carry a steno pad and two pens
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    • From that position Papa read the many investment newsletters to which he subscribed, tinkered with small parts, or filled steno pads with his odd, cryptic notes and lists.
    • No red-blooded reporter from the American steno pool would pull a stunt like that.
    • Sue gives him flies for simply appreciating them and showing her the little spiral-bound steno pad in which he logs which fly caught which fish under which conditions.

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