Definition of chirographic in English:

chirographic

adjective

  • See chirography

    • ‘As Caesar complains, a move to a chirographic culture changes how that culture views and uses memory.’
    • ‘Brian Stock describes the chirographic culture as the ‘textual community’.’
    • ‘That is, all knowledge is mediated via either typographic or chirographic words on a page, or even on a screen.’
    • ‘The residually oral subcultures of the chirographic culture were composed of residually tribal people.’
    • ‘In Orality and Literacy, Ong is careful to trace distinctions between oral, chirographic, manuscript, and print culture.’