a signature, esp. that of a celebrity written as a memento for an admirer.
a manuscript or musical score in the author's or musician's own handwriting.
a person's handwriting.
(of a celebrity) write one's signature on (something); sign:
the whole team autographed a shirt for him |
[as adj.] (autographed)
an autographed photo.
written in the author's own handwriting:
an autograph manuscript.
(of a painting or sculpture) done by the artist, not by a copier.
, behalf, calf, chaff, coif, giraffe, Graf, graph, half, laugh, scarf, scrum half, staff, strafe, wing half
•headscarf • mooncalf • bar graph
•telegraph • polygraph • epigraph
•serigraph • cardiograph • radiograph
•spectrograph • micrograph
•lithograph • heliograph
•choreograph • tachograph
•stylograph • holograph • seismograph
•phonograph • paragraph
•cinematograph • pictograph
•autograph • photograph • flagstaff
•jackstaff • distaff • tipstaff • epitaph
•pikestaff • cenotaph
author's own manuscript XVII; signature XVIII. — F. autographe
or L. autographum
— Gr. autógraphon
; see AUTO-
Hence vb. XIX.