Graphologist



[gra-fol-uh-jee] /græˈfɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the study of handwriting, especially when regarded as an expression of the writer’s character, personality, abilities, etc.
2.
Linguistics. the study of systems of writing; grammatology.
/ɡræˈfɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of handwriting, esp to analyse the writer’s character
2.
(linguistics) the study of writing systems
n.

“study of handwriting,” 1882, from French graphologie, coined 1868 by Abbé Jean-Hippolyte Michon (1806-1881) from comb. form of Greek graphein “to write” (see -graphy) + logos “a speaking, a dealing with” (see logos). Especially, “character study based on handwriting” (1886).

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