Definition of fine print in English:

fine print

Syllabification: fine print

noun

  • 1Printed matter in small type.
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    • The agent's brochure carried disclaimers in fine print at the foot of the front and back pages but I would not accord these decisive significance on the present question.
    • But they keep getting bogged down in fine print.
    • After buying a few, I get to the checkout, and the little tiny fine print says, ‘Click here to opt out of mailings.
  • 1.1Inconspicuous details or conditions printed in an agreement or contract, especially ones that may prove unfavorable: read the fine print of whatever loan document is shoved under your nose
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    • Whatever you do, always read the fine print of any contract before signing it.
    • When setting up a flat it pays to look out for cheap deals, and always read the fine print of any contract you sign.
    • Let's wait to read the fine print of the new agreements before being too optimistic.

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