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1. A person's own signature, especially considered as a collector's item.
a. A person's own handwriting.
b. A manuscript in the author's handwriting.
tr.v. au·to·graphed, au·to·graph·ing, au·to·graphs
1. To write one's name or signature on or in; sign: The actor autographed a picture of himself.
2. To write in one's own handwriting.
Written in the writer's own handwriting: an autograph letter.

[Late Latin autographum, from neuter of Latin autographus, written with one's own hand, from Greek autographos : auto-, auto- + graphein, to write; see -graph.]

au′to·graph′ic, au′to·graph′i·cal adj.
au′to·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.autographic - written in the author's own handwritingautographic - written in the author's own handwriting
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