Definition of lettering in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛt(ə)rɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The letters inscribed on something, especially decorative ones: the book was bound in dark blue with gold lettering
More example sentences
  • His scientific instruments are characterised by their stylish lettering and decoration.
  • The script is extremely fine, with the black lettering edged in gold.
  • My eyelids fluttered open the next morning to see the black binding and gold lettering of my new Shakespeare book.

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