Simple Definition of longhand
: writing that is done by using a pen or pencil rather than with a typewriter or computer
Full Definition of longhand
: handwriting: as a : characters or words written out fully by hand b : cursive writing
Examples of longhand in a sentence
She wrote the book in longhand.
<my computer was down for most of the afternoon, so I wrote out my report in longhand>
First Known Use of longhand
Rhymes with longhand
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