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Meaning of SCRIVENER

Pronunciation:  'skrivnur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
 

SCRIVENER is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: copyist, scribe
 
 See Also: employee

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scrive"ner\ (? or ?), n. [From older scrivein, OF.
escrivain, F. ['e]crivain, LL. scribanus, from L. scribere to
write. See {Scribe}.]
1. A professional writer; one whose occupation is to draw
   contracts or prepare writings. --Shak.

         The writer better scrivener than clerk. --Fuller.

2. One whose business is to place money at interest; a
   broker. [Obs.] --ryden.

3. A writing master. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

{Scrivener's palsy}. See {Writer's cramp}, under {Writer}.

 

 

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