Definition of Letterer

1. Noun. A painter of letters.

Generic synonyms: Painter
Derivative terms: Letter, Letter



Definition of Letterer

1. n. One who makes, inscribes, or engraves, alphabetical letters.

Definition of Letterer

1. Noun. A person who is professionally employed to add writing to something (as a sign, shop window, etc.) ¹

2. Noun. A particular profession in the production of comics, an artist specializing in neatly writing written material such as dialogue. ¹

3. Noun. A device for printing letters of text. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Letterer

1. one that letters [n -S] - See also: letters

Lexicographical Neighbors of Letterer

letteral
letterals
letterboard
letterboards
letterbomb
letterbombs
letterbox
letterboxed
letterboxer
letterboxers
letterboxes
letterboxing
letterboxings
lettercard
lettered
letterer (current term)
letterer-siwe disease
letterers
letterform
letterforms
letterhead
letterheads
lettering
letterings
letterless
letterlike
letterman
lettermen
lettern
letterns

Literary usage of Letterer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Descriptions of Occupations by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Employment Service (1918)
"PAINTER, SIGN letterer PEH Kindred Occupations: Department store sign and card ... Description: The duties of the sign letterer painter are designing, ..."

2. Skilled Trades Service and Labor Service: Tentative Specifications Submitted by New York (N.Y.). Bureau of Standards (1915)
"letterer: The duties of letterers, which require that they shall be competent painters, ... Decorator, Grainer, letterer, Striper—$1200 to $1320 inclusive. ..."

3. Descriptions of Occupations: Street Railways by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Employment Service (1918)
"PAINTER, letterer AND STRIPER PRISM Description: The letterer and striper does the finest and most careful work in car body painting. ..."

4. Opportunity Monograph: Vocational Rehabilitation Series, No. 1-40. November by United States Division of Vocational Education (1918)
"Litl of occupations—Continued. he Army occupation you followed. inter—Continued. General Scene, expert... Sign Sign letterer. 'ant-mill foreman lint-mill ..."

5. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1885)
"He also traced the difficulties of the letterer. who began with characters upon too large a scale, 1.7 inches long, but reduced them gradually; and from 1. ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"When the letterer desires to use this alphabet on a large scale, he usually outlines the letter, thickening the stroke and tapering it to a fine line in ..."

7. Journal of the House of Representatives by Texas Legislature. House (1921)
"... of one technical assistant who shall he an expert map draftsman and letterer, experienced in topographic mapping with t he plane tahle instrument, ..."

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