Definition of Penman

1. Noun. Informal terms for journalists.

Exact synonyms: Scribbler, Scribe
Generic synonyms: Journalist
Derivative terms: Penmanship, Scribble



Definition of Penman

1. n. One who uses the pen; a writer; esp., one skilled in the use of the pen; a calligrapher; a writing master.

Definition of Penman

1. Noun. A scribe, or person who copies texts ¹

2. Noun. A journalist or other author ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Penman

1. an author [n PENMEN]

Medical Definition of Penman

1. 1. One who uses the pen; a writer; especially, one skilled in the use of the pen; a calligrapher; a writing master. 2. An author; a composer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penman

penitis
penk
penknife
penknives
penks
penkvilksite
penless
penlight
penlights
penlike
penlite
penlites
penmaker
penmakers
penmaking
penman (current term)
penmanship
penmanships
penmen
penn'orth
penn'orths
penna
pennaceous
pennae
pennage
pennages
pennal
pennals
penname
pennames

Literary usage of Penman

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1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"THE CAREFUL penman A PERSIAN penman named Aziz, Remarked, " I think I know my biz. For when I write my name as is, It is Aziz as is Aziz. ..."

2. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1916)
"THE penman OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE There died in Holmesburg, Pa., April 15, 1829, a man who had a share in the Declaration of Independence—after ..."

3. The Diplomatic Relations of England with the Quadruple Alliance, 1815-1830 by Louis Calvert, Myrna M. Boyce, Paul Padgette (1918)
"... Primary Emotions—Tricking an Audience—Sir Herbert Tree's Finesse—In Called Bade—His Artifice in Trilby—In Jim the penman—His Wolsey's Falseness—We Must ..."

4. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... upon the penman of the said Epistle, in order thereto, who is known to divers people, ... penman ..."

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