Definition of stenotypist in US English:

stenotypist

noun

  • See stenotype

    • ‘Court reporters, both stenotypists and voice writers, who specialize in captioning live television programming for people with hearing loss are commonly known as stenocaptioners.’
    • ‘Training for stenotypists takes thirty-three months and involves instruction in both computer-aided transcription and real-time reporting.’
    • ‘Widespread use of Computer Aided Transcription in the early to mid 1980s assured stenotypists that they no longer needed to dictate their notes or use the services of professional typists.’
    • ‘The jobs will be available for both good realtime stenotypists and good realtime voicewriters.’
    • ‘The interpreters and stenotypists should also have training courses to qualify as professional interpreters or stenotypists.’

Pronunciation

stenotypist

/-ˌtīpist/