logo·​type ˈlȯ-gə-ˌtīp How to pronounce logotype (audio)
: a single piece of type or a single plate faced with a term (such as the name of a newspaper or a trademark)

Examples of logotype in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coach asked permission to use NASA’s 1976-designed, retro red logotype for its collection — an insignia that had not previously been approved for use on merchandise. Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times, 19 July 2019 Shortly after the performance, their socials were re-branded with a clean, minimal version of their logotype and symbol. David Rishty, Billboard, 30 Mar. 2018 Comunistar Designers offers, at an unspecified-but-presumably-outlandish price, this spiffy clothes hanger in the shape and color of The Last Son of Krypton’s personal logotype. Brian Little, WIRED, 13 Sep. 2007

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1816, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of logotype was circa 1816

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“Logotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logotype. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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