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Definition of "handwriting" []

  • Writing done with the hand. (noun)
  • The writing characteristic of a particular person. (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 "handwriting" in a sentence
  • "Nature's chief masterpiece is _writing well_: very profoundly informs his readers "That what is here said has not the least regard to the _penmanship_, that is, to the fairness or badness of the handwriting," and proceeds throughout a whole page, with a panegyric on a _fine handwriting_!"
  • "Adding a handwritten signature to letters or even email can add a distinguising, memorable mark to your messages — and in cases like mine, that distinct memory is, “Boy, his handwriting is awful.”"
  • "Upcoming delights for you: I'm going to hopefully do a voice post (god knows on what topic but I'll think of something) and a handwritten post (to show you all how atrocious my handwriting is these days), and a filmstrip post of Prague photos."