ty·​po·​graph·​ic ˌtī-pə-ˈgra-fik How to pronounce typographic (audio)
variants or typographical
: of, relating to, or occurring or used in typography or typeset matter
a typographic character
a typographical error
typographically adverb

Examples of typographic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stroke styles let those with very particular typographic needs choose the type of caps the strokes have, including miter, round, and bevel. PCMAG, 1 May 2024 Thus, the typographic definition is not only more accurate but also more reliable. Derek H. Kiernan-Johnson, The Conversation, 1 Feb. 2024 French typographic details, weathered wood, and curved front legs add a touch of charm and vintage feel that works with a country-chic ensemble or cozy cottage aesthetic. Samantha S. Thorpe, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Oct. 2023 Math enthusiasts have proposed a few different explanations, with some citing translation and others pointing to a more typographic origin. Peter Schumer, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Aug. 2023 But its typographic vocabulary, which attempts to be current and contemporary, does not complement the original. Steven Heller, Curbed, 22 Mar. 2023 In a move that threatens to destabilize typographic relations with the serif-rich regions of western and southern Europe, the U.S. Department of State has announced that Calibri, rather than Times New Roman, will henceforth be the font selection of choice for all its documents. Curbed, 20 Jan. 2023 Awesome Star Wars typographic posters. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 27 Nov. 2010 Cool Spanish-typographic label on this Jolly Rancher-red wine. Lana Bortolot, Forbes, 31 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 16 Jun. 2024.

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