you whose work will be compose what another dictates or even duplicate exactly what another has actually written
- some body talented inside transcription of speech (especially dictation)
- someone whose work would be to compose exactly what another dictates, or even to duplicate just what another has written.
one employed to write from dictation orto duplicate manuscript.
a person who writes on the part of another whatever lie dictates.
"one whom takes dictation," 1610s, from Latin amanuensis "adjective made use of as a noun," from servus a manu "assistant," virtually "servant from the hand," from a "from" + manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)).
(n.) A person whose employment would be to compose just what another dictates, or even to duplicate exactly what another has actually written.
Tiro, the amanuensis of Cicero; Hyginus, the librarian of Augustus; Livius Andronicus, Caecilius, Statius, Terence, Publilius Syrus, Phaedrus and Epictetus.