What does handwriting mean?

Definitions for handwriting
ˈhændˌraɪ tɪŋhand·writ·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word handwriting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. handwriting, hand, script(noun)

    something written by hand

    "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"

  2. handwriting(noun)

    the activity of writing by hand

    "handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"


  1. handwriting(Noun)

    The act or process of writing done with the hand, rather than typed or word-processed.

  2. handwriting(Noun)

    The characteristic writing of a particular person

  3. handwriting(Noun)

    Text that was written by hand.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handwriting(noun)

    the cast or form of writing peculiar to each hand or person; chirography

  2. Handwriting(noun)

    that which is written by hand; manuscript


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handwriting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handwriting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of handwriting in a Sentence

  1. Michael Daly:

    You look at the letter, and the handwriting is astonishingly similar.

  2. G. Norman Collie:

    Every man has one thing he can do better than anyone else--and usually it's reading his own handwriting.

  3. Michael Cohen:

    That paragraph was crossed out by me, initialed, and written in my own handwriting that says I will not lobby or do government relations work.

  4. Ed Rendell:

    Citizens, coal miners and executives are not dumb and they see the handwriting on the wall. Someone needs to tell them the truth and make it clear.

  5. George:

    People love to admit they have bad handwriting or that they can't do math. And they will readily admit to being awkward 'I'm such a klutz' But they will never admit to having a poor sense of humor or being a bad driver.

Images & Illustrations of handwriting

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