boldface

noun bold·face \ ˈbōl(d)-ˌfās \

Definition of boldface

:a heavy-faced type; also :printing in boldface

Examples of boldface in a Sentence

  1. The headline was printed in boldface.

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First Known Use of boldface

circa 1871


BOLDFACE Defined for English Language Learners

boldface

noun

Definition of boldface for English Language Learners

  • : letters that are printed in thick, dark lines


BOLDFACE Defined for Kids

boldface

noun bold·face \ ˈbōld-ˌfās \

Definition of boldface for Students

:a heavy black type

bold-faced

\-ˌfāst\ adjective


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