handwriting

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noun hand·writ·ing \ˈhand-ˌrī-tiŋ\

Definition of handwriting

  1. 1 :  writing done by hand; especially :  the form of writing peculiar to a particular person

  2. 2 :  something written by hand

handwriting on the wall

Examples of handwriting in a sentence

  1. Her handwriting is nearly impossible to read.

  2. <she immediately recognized the handwriting on the envelope as that of her old college roommate>

15th Century

First Known Use of handwriting

15th century



HANDWRITING Defined for English Language Learners

handwriting

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noun hand·writ·ing \ˈhand-ˌrī-tiŋ\

Definition of handwriting for English Language Learners

  • : the way a person's writing looks


HANDWRITING Defined for Kids

handwriting

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noun hand·writ·ing \ˈhand-ˌrī-tiŋ\

Definition of handwriting for Students

  1. :  a person's writing



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