noun pen·man·ship \-ˌship\

: the art or practice of writing by hand

: the quality or style of someone's handwriting

Full Definition of PENMANSHIP

:  the art or practice of writing with the pen
:  quality or style of handwriting

Examples of PENMANSHIP

  1. My third grade teacher thought it was important for us to learn penmanship.
  2. <doctors are famous for their illegible penmanship>

First Known Use of PENMANSHIP

PENMANSHIP Defined for Kids


noun pen·man·ship \ˈpen-mən-ˌship\

Definition of PENMANSHIP for Kids

:  style or quality of handwriting


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