Definitions for penmanshipˈpɛn mənˌʃɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pen•man•shipˈpɛn mənˌʃɪp(n.)

  1. the art of handwriting; use of the pen in writing.

  2. a person's style or manner of handwriting.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calligraphy, penmanship, chirography(noun)

    beautiful handwriting


  1. penmanship(Noun)

    the art or skill of good handwriting; calligraphy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Penmanship(noun)

    the use of the pen in writing; the art of writing; style or manner of writing; chirography; as, good or bad penmanship


  1. Penmanship

    Penmanship is the technique of writing with the hand using a writing instrument. The various generic and formal historical styles of writing are called hands, whilst an individual personal style of penmanship is referred to as handwriting.


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