Definition of engraver in US English:



  • See engrave

    • ‘He illustrated many of its books himself and also employed engravers.’
    • ‘He then tried his luck as an independent engraver for copper plates.’
    • ‘In the seventeenth century there were a number of very accomplished portrait engravers who worked after their own drawings.’
    • ‘He was a prolific copper engraver and etching artist of maps and town views.’
    • ‘The range of his work is astonishingly broad: he was also an engraver, sculptor, photographer and interior designer.’