Definition of boldface
: a heavy-faced type; also : printing in boldface
Examples of boldface in a Sentence
The headline was printed in boldface.
Recent Examples of boldface from the Web
Amid the boldface names, which include RuPaul as the Queen of Hearts, Ms. Goldberg (the Royal Duchess) and the actress Lupita Nyong’o (the Dormouse), particularly striking is Thando Hopa.
WR Alshon Jeffery and CB Tracy Porter are a couple of boldface names gone too …
Here’s a look at the CBS fall lineup, with new shows in boldface.
The film didn’t exactly earn raves but did feature boldface names such as Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel, and Steve Martin.
Here are a few of the less-than-boldface names among them who are likely to play an outsize role in accomplishing Mr. Trump’s highest-priority items.
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First Known Use of boldface
BOLDFACE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boldface for English Language Learners
: letters that are printed in thick, dark lines
BOLDFACE Defined for Kids
Definition of boldface for Students
: a heavy black type
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