Definition of handwriting
1 : writing done by hand; especially : the form of writing peculiar to a particular person
2 : something written by hand
handwriting on the wall
Examples of handwriting in a Sentence
Her handwriting is nearly impossible to read.
she immediately recognized the handwriting on the envelope as that of her old college roommate
Recent Examples of handwriting from the Web
With Me?’ Over the past decade, medical records in the U.S.—long kept on paper in doctors’ horrible handwriting—have been digitized and fed into software.
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First Known Use of handwriting
HANDWRITING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handwriting for English Language Learners
: the way a person's writing looks
HANDWRITING Defined for Kids
Definition of handwriting for Students
: a person's writing
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