An electric typewriter from the 1960s.



  • A device, at least partially mechanical, used to print text by pressing keys that cause type to be impressed through an inked ribbon onto paper.
  • One who uses a typewriter; a typist.
  • A machine gun or submachine gun (from the noise it makes when firing).
  • A prank in which fingers are jabbed roughly onto someone's chest followed by striking them over the ear in imitation of using an old-fashioned typewriter.


Similar words


  • From type + writer.
  • Image:IBM Selectric.jpg|thumb|right|150px|An electric typewriter from the 1960s.

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