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boldface

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noun bold·face \ˈbōl(d)-ˌfās\

Simple Definition of boldface

  • : letters that are printed in thick, dark lines

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boldface

  1. :  a heavy-faced type; also :  printing in boldface


BOLDFACE Defined for Kids

boldface

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noun bold·face \ˈbōld-ˌfās\

Definition of boldface for Students

  1. :  a heavy black type

bold–faced

\-ˌfāst\ adjective



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