Definition of orthographist in US English:

orthographist

noun

  • An expert in orthography; a person skilled in spelling.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Bullokar (d. 1627), physician and lexicographer. From ortho- + -graphist, after orthography. Compare earlier orthographer.

Pronunciation

orthographist

/ɔːˈθɒɡrəfɪst/