lettering

noun let·ter·ing \ ˈle-tə-riŋ \

Definition of lettering

:letters used in an inscription

Examples of lettering in a Sentence

  1. I couldn't read the sign's lettering.

  2. a sign with gold lettering

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First Known Use of lettering

14th century


LETTERING Defined for English Language Learners

lettering

noun

Definition of lettering for English Language Learners

  • : letters written or printed on something


LETTERING Defined for Kids

lettering

noun let·ter·ing \ ˈle-tə-riŋ \

Definition of lettering for Students

:symbols for speech sounds written on something
  • The sign has fancy lettering.

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