small print


chiefly British
: the part of an agreement or document that contains important details and that is sometimes written in small letters

Examples of small print in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the complaint, Adobe pre-selects its year-long monthly plan as the default and prominently displays its cost, but only discloses the termination fee, amounting to 50% of the remaining monthly payments for the first year, in small print or by using icons. Miranda Neubauer, Quartz, 17 June 2024 That means on the website, within social media promos, and on menus, not in small print. Jennifer Vangrove, The Mercury News, 14 June 2024 Small popup windows appeared in the bottom right corner of the screen, with small print. PCMAG, 21 May 2024 Both names are etched on his tombstone, though his real name only in small print at the bottom. CBS News, 9 Oct. 2023 The small print at the bottom of sportsbook ads on TV direct you to gambling-addiction sites. Jonathan Taplin, Rolling Stone, 24 Sep. 2023 Start by looking through all available product images, including inside page previews for books, and zoom in or read the small print. Heather Kelly, Washington Post, 14 Sep. 2023 As for the small print, applicants must be 18 years or older and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 1 Sep. 2023 The manufacturer also claims that the LED light is flicker-free and evenly distributes light to help protect against eye strain — a major benefit if studying includes primarily looking at small print on your laptop screen. Elizabeth Berry, Good Housekeeping, 28 Aug. 2023

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“Small print.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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