ty·​po·​graph·​ic | \ ˌtī-pə-ˈgra-fik How to pronounce typographic (audio) \
variants: or typographical \ ˌtī-​pə-​ˈgra-​fi-​kəl How to pronounce typographic (audio) \

Definition of typographic

: of, relating to, or occurring or used in typography or typeset matter a typographic character a typographical error

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Other Words from typographic

typographically \ ˌtī-​pə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce typographic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of typographic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before the streaming era, artists liked to pinch and twist the letters in their names, using their album covers to posit themselves as rebels, rule-breakers and typographic scofflaws. Washington Post, 11 Oct. 2021 Choi interspersed sections of text with typographic experiments, handwritten documents, maps, drawings and archival materials. NBC News, 30 Sep. 2021 From typographic to botanical, abstract to illustrative, there’s a page in it for everyone. CNN Underscored, 30 Oct. 2020 When voters began writing on ballots and swapping out names, political parties resorted to more typographic antics to foil them. Anne Quito, Quartz, 20 Oct. 2020 Before his death, Glaser was brewing a typographic tonic for the melancholy and estrangement the pandemic has brought. Anne Quito, Quartz at Work, 8 July 2020 All caps is a typographic way of conveying the same set of cues. Gretchen Mcculloch, WIRED, 23 July 2019 Over the course of filming, Seibold created all sorts of typographic materials for Riley. Eliza Brooke, Vox, 12 Nov. 2018 Before Fluide, Giancarlo worked in design, creative strategy, and dabbled in typographic cake-making while Kraber worked in the start-up sphere and as a nutritionist. Ludmila Leiva, Allure, 10 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of typographic

1593, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of typographic was in 1593

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“Typographic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typographic. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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