highlighter

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noun high·light·er \ˈhī-ˌlī-tər\

Definition of highlighter

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

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First Known Use of highlighter

1963


HIGHLIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners

highlighter

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Definition of highlighter for English Language Learners

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


HIGHLIGHTER Defined for Kids

highlighter

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noun high·light·er \ˈhī-ˌlī-tər\

Definition of highlighter for Students

  1. :  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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