Spen·​ce·​ri·​an spen-ˈsir-ē-ən How to pronounce Spencerian (audio)
: of or relating to a form of slanting handwriting

Word History


Platt R. Spencer †1864 American calligrapher

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Spencerian was in 1862

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“Spencerian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spencerian. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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