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longhand

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noun long·hand \-ˌhand\

Simple Definition of longhand

  • : writing that is done by using a pen or pencil rather than with a typewriter or computer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of longhand

  1. :  handwriting: as a :  characters or words written out fully by hand b :  cursive writing

Examples of longhand in a sentence

  1. She wrote the book in longhand.

  2. <my computer was down for most of the afternoon, so I wrote out my report in longhand>



1666

First Known Use of longhand

1666


LONGHAND Defined for Kids

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noun long·hand \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhand\

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