Simple Definition of sans serif
: one of a group of typefaces that do not have short lines across the top and bottom of the long parts of the letters
Full Definition of sans serif
: a letter or typeface with no serifs
Variants of sans serif
Origin of sans serif
probably from sans + modification of Dutch schreef stroke — more at serif
First Known Use: 1830
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