- to write (something) by hand.
Origin of handwrite
First recorded in 1840–50; back formation from handwriting
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Examples from the Web for handwritten
Gloria opens a folder filled with legal documents, incident reports, and handwritten notes.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild
August 26, 2014
When I returned to the rooming house in the late afternoon, I found a handwritten note pinned to the front door.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death
August 11, 2014
Purisima, says the New York Post, filed his 22-page handwritten complaint filed in Manhattan federal court on April 11.
Inside, cabinets of bones three rows high are concealed by curtains pinned with ribbons and handwritten messages.Did the Virgin Mary Warn Rwanda’s Holiest Town of the Genocide?
April 20, 2014
She advised she discovered a handwritten note left by Brandon.The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida
March 30, 2014
At the beginning of the book, two blank pages have handwritten notes.Little Downy
Catharine Parr Traill
"Let's see it," Kane requested and Brenn handed him the handwritten original.The Helpful Hand of God
And you have refreshed your memory from them—from your own handwritten notes?
The handwritten image captions were, in some cases, very difficult to make out.In the Great Steep's Garden
Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Yes; the handwritten signature "Lee H. Oswald" is written in a very distinctive manner.
- written by hand; not printed or typed
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