autograph

I UK [ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːf] / US [ˈɔtəˌɡræf] noun [countable]
Word forms "autograph":
singular autograph plural autographs
a famous person's name that they sign for someone else to keep

My mother got Frank Sinatra's autograph in the 1970s.


II UK [ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːf] / US [ˈɔtəˌɡræf] verb [transitive]
Word forms "autograph":
present tense I/you/we/they autograph he/she/it autographs present participle autographing past tense autographed past participle autographed
if someone famous autographs a book, photograph etc, they sign their name on it

He was autographing copies of his latest novel.


English dictionary. 2014.

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