1. a painter of letters
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Letterer \Let"ter*er\ (l[e^]t"t[~e]r*[~e]r), n.
One who makes, inscribes, or engraves, alphabetical letters.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a painter of letters
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "letterer":
amanuensis, calligrapher, chirographer, clerk, copier, copyist,
ink spiller, inkslinger, pen, pencil driver, penman, penner,
recording secretary, scribbler, scribe, scrivener, secretary,
transcriber, word-slinger, writer