longhand

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noun long·hand \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌhand \

Definition of longhand

:handwriting: such as
a :characters or words written out fully by hand
b :cursive writing

Examples of longhand in a Sentence

  1. She wrote the book in longhand.

  2. my computer was down for most of the afternoon, so I wrote out my report in longhand

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First Known Use of longhand

1666


LONGHAND Defined for English Language Learners

longhand

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Definition of longhand for English Language Learners

  • : writing that is done by using a pen or pencil rather than with a typewriter or computer


LONGHAND Defined for Kids

longhand

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noun long·hand \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌhand \

Definition of longhand for Students



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