lightface

noun
light·​face | \ ˈlīt-ˌfās How to pronounce lightface (audio) \

Definition of lightface

: a typeface having comparatively light thin lines also : printing in lightface

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lightfaced \ ˈlīt-​ˌfāst How to pronounce lightfaced (audio) \ adjective

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circa 1871, in the meaning defined above

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lightface

noun
light·​face | \ ˈlīt-ˌfās How to pronounce lightface (audio) \

Kids Definition of lightface

: a type having thin lines

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