highlighter

noun
high·​light·​er | \ ˈhī-ˌlī-tər How to pronounce highlighter (audio) \

Definition of highlighter

: a pen with a broad felt tip and brightly colored transparent ink for marking selected passages in a text

First Known Use of highlighter

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Highlighter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highlighter. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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highlighter

noun
How to pronounce highlighter (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of highlighter

: a special pen with brightly colored ink that you can see through

highlighter

noun
high·​light·​er | \ ˈhī-ˌlī-tər How to pronounce highlighter (audio) \

Kids Definition of highlighter

: a pen with a wide felt tip and brightly colored ink for marking text on a page so that it stands out clearly

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