: being set in a large size of type (such as 14 point or larger) especially for use by the partially sighted
large-print books

Examples of large-print in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gale Cengage, an education technology company, and its large-print book publishing division Thorndike Press, are sponsoring the project with Little Free Library and Brilliant Detroit. Jack Williams, Detroit Free Press, 2 Aug. 2023 As of press time, the post, which went live on March 2, already has 246,000 views, 42,600 likes, and more than 500 comments, many from people who appreciate the accessibility large-print books provide. Brittanie Shey, Chron, 3 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of large-print was in 1832

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“Large-print.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/large-print. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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