typeface

noun type·face \ ˈtīp-ˌfās \
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of typeface

1 : all type of a single design
2 : the face of printing type

Examples of typeface in a Sentence

  1. The book's typeface is very elegant.

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First Known Use of typeface

1887

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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TYPEFACE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of typeface for English Language Learners

  • : a set of letters, numbers, etc., that are all in the same style and that are used in printing



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