Meaning of “typewriter” in the English Dictionary

"typewriter" in British English

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typewriternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪpˌraɪ.tər/ us /ˈtaɪpˌraɪ.t̬ɚ/

a machine with keys that you press to produce letters and numbers on paper:

He still uses an old typewriter.

(Definition of “typewriter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"typewriter" in American English

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typewriternoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɑɪpˌrɑɪ·t̬ər/

a machine for putting print on a page, operated with keys

typewritten
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈtɑɪpˌrɪt·ən/

We found several old typewritten manuscripts in the attic.

(Definition of “typewriter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"typewriter" in Business English

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typewriternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪpˌraɪtər/ us

a machine with keys that you press to print letters and numbers on paper:

Typewriters were commonly used to type letters before computers were around.

(Definition of “typewriter” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)