Definition of stylograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪləɡrɑːf/


A kind of fountain pen having a fine perforated tube instead of a split nib.
Example sentences
  • He used the latest inventions: the stylograph, so that as he wrote one letter delicate levers attached to his pen moved other pens to make copies - no need for a clerk.
  • The aluminum used to make the stylograph has a more tactile feel thus providing a better grip and writing precision.
  • The Hamburg-based company initially made stylographs, but eventually became famous for their impeccable technical drawing pens and pencils.



Pronunciation: /stʌɪləˈɡrafɪk/
Example sentences
  • Collectible cross products also include its stylographic pens and all its early and novelty pencils.
  • They sit all day writing down his lightest words with stylographic pens of the very latest model.
  • In the 19th century, Cross, Mackinnon, and McKenzie were the predominant makers of stylographic pens.


Mid 19th century: from stylus + -graph.

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Line breaks: stylo|graph

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