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

Other Words from lightface

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

First Known Use of lightface

circa 1871, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lightface was circa 1871

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“Lightface.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lightface. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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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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