Definition of "highlighter" []

  • A usually fluorescent marker used to mark important passages of text. (noun)
  • A cosmetic for emphasizing areas of the face, such as the eyes or cheekbones. (noun)
  • A cosmetic cream or powder applied to the face to highlight the cheekbones, eyes, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A fluorescent felt-tip pen used as a marker to emphasize a section of text without obscuring it (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "highlighter" in a sentence
  • "Every time you’re reading a book or magazine, ensure your highlighter is handy."
  • "In total, I purchased fourteen orange pens and one orange highlighter the highlighter was an accident — I didn't realize it was a highlighter when I bought it."
  • "A lot of accessible tools have been added to the Toolbar to make it easy to find your torrent like 'keyword highlighter', 'select toggle' to toggle between search engines by category, and 'toggle by first letter' to easily find the search engine you need."