What is handwriting?

  • (noun): Something written by hand.
    Example: "She recognized his handwriting"
    Synonyms: hand, script
    See also — Additional definitions below


Handwriting is a person's particular and individual style of writing with pen or pencil. Handwriting is distinct from "hand" or script which is any impersonal and formalised writing style in several historical varieties.

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Hassan Diab - Extradition Hearing
... to begin June 14, 2010 was again delayed after France disavowed the evidence of two handwriting experts discredited by the defence ... Crown planned instead to introduce evidence from a third, new French handwriting expert, who found a "very strong presumption" that Diab was the author of the hotel registration card. 11th hour and 59th minute they withdraw their entire handwriting case and substitute a new case." Diab's lawyer also accused French authorities of finding a new ...
Sans-serif Typefaces - Script - Handwriting
... Comic Sans C├ęzanne Dom Casual Fontoon Irregularis Jefferson Kristen Lucida Handwriting Rage Italic Rufscript Scribble Soupbone Tekton ...
Bad Handwriting
... Handwriting is considered bad if it prevents other people from being able to read the copy ... Some people think that many doctors have bad handwriting ... According to Time, doctors' sloppy handwriting kills more than 7,000 people annually ...
Legible - History - Western Handwriting
... Handwriting styles which were used to produce manuscripts included square capitals, rustic capitals, uncials, and half-uncials ... Roman cursive or informal handwriting started out as a derivative of the capital letters, though the tendency to write quickly and efficiently made ... Other combinations of half-uncial and cursive handwriting developed throughout Europe, including Visigothic, and Merovingian ...
Script And Scribble: The Rise And Fall Of Handwriting
... Script and Scribble The Rise and Fall of Handwriting is a book by author Kitty Burns Florey that discusses the history of penmanship and confronts the present tension between ...

More definitions of "handwriting":

  • (noun): The activity of writing by hand.
    Example: "Handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"

Famous quotes containing the word handwriting:

    Poets don’t draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently.
    Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)