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Definition of "round hand" [round hand]

  • A style of handwriting in which the letters are rounded and full rather than angular. (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.

Use "round hand" in a sentence
  • "Maigret was busy with an unglamorous but nevertheless useful task: pressing the pen firmly on the paper, in his big round hand he was summarising the various pieces of information about the gang of Poles obtained by means of police traps during the past fortnight."
  • "Irish round hand is closely akin to the half-uncial character of fifth and sixth century Latin writings found on the Continent."