penman


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pen·man

 (pĕn′mən)
n.
1. A copyist; a scribe.
2. An expert in penmanship.
3. An author; a writer.

penman

(ˈpɛnmən)
n, pl -men
1. a person skilled in handwriting
2. a person who writes by hand in a specified way: a bad penman.
3. an author
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penman - informal terms for journalists
journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
Translations

penman

[ˈpenmən] N (penmen (pl)) → calígrafo m, pendolista m
References in classic literature ?
The bachelor offered to write the letters in reply for Teresa; but she did not care to let him mix himself up in her affairs, for she thought him somewhat given to joking; and so she gave a cake and a couple of eggs to a young acolyte who was a penman, and he wrote for her two letters, one for her husband and the other for the duchess, dictated out of her own head, which are not the worst inserted in this great history, as will be seen farther on.
The Captain evidently was not a great penman, and Rosamond reflected that the sisters might have been abroad.
For his errand at Torwood Park was a political one; it was the place of appointment named by no less a person than the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Howard Horne, then introducing his so-called Socialist budget, and prepared to expound it in an interview with so promising a penman. Harold March was the sort of man who knows everything about politics, and nothing about politicians.
``The man Colne Valley had employed as Michael Lambert was, in fact, Penman who had absconded from a prison where he had been sent for evading duty of pounds 8,000 on imported tobacco.''
Unlike some of his contemporaries however, you really felt Penman had digested and understood the works of Derrida and Debord so when, in this collection of his journalism over the past 20 years, he refers to the society of the spectacle in the middle ofa piece on Bill Clinton, it doesn't seem out of place.
Success Kyle Penman, Rowan Niven, Anna Halliday, Merryn Penman and Oliver Hunter
Penman has spent 33 years in policing, and was appointed HM Chief Inspector - the senior professional police adviser to ministers - in 2014.
A court heard Penman set up a meeting at Central Station but pulled out on the day it was meant to happen after getting no reply to a text.
Gareth Penman said: "I thoroughly enjoyed myself, it was a fantastic experience."
Mr and Mrs Penman's application to build the three-bedroom self-catering holiday bungalows behind their home at The Hollies is opposed by Longhorsley Parish Council and seven local people.
The couple have been given until October 31 to leave after Mr Penman failed in his latest attempt to secure planning consent for a new farmhouse.
PANTO PARTNERS: Cast members (from left) Judith Penman, as Simple Simon, Susan Ensor (Jack) and Lilian Fletcher (Susie).