longhand

Definitions of longhand
  1. adjective
    having words written out in full by hand
    longhand writing”
    Synonyms:
    written
    set down in writing in any of various ways
  2. noun
    rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
    synonyms: cursive, cursive script, running hand
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    minuscule
    a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts
    copperplate
    a graceful style of handwriting based on the writing used on copperplate engravings
    italic
    a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
    round hand
    a clearly written style of longhand with large round curves
    type of:
    hand, handwriting, script
    something written by hand
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