Definition of handwriting in English:


Line breaks: hand|writ¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈhandrʌɪtɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1Writing with a pen or pencil: this method of duplicating can reproduce typewriting, handwriting, or drawings
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    • It's a page torn from a school notebook, slanting scrawled handwriting on it.
    • Alert as ever he wrote me an interesting letter in copperplate handwriting.
    • Zoom in on the pages - read Leonardo's handwriting [handy mirror tool supplied].
    writing, script, hand, longhand, letters, pen; penmanship, calligraphy, chirography
    informal scrawl, scribble
  • 1.1A person’s particular style of writing: her handwriting was small and neat
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    • And the style of your handwriting at that point of time could bare your soul in the presence of others.
    • The handwriting and style were that of a class geek that Jeremy probably bullied into writing.
    • Style, flair, neatness and layout of handwriting are the criteria that judges use to assess the entries.

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