[ buh-doh-nee; for 1 also Italian baw-daw-nee ]
/ bəˈdoʊ ni; for 1 also Italian bɔˈdɔ ni /
Giam·bat·tis·ta [jahm-baht-tees-tah], /ˌdʒɑm bɑtˈtis tɑ/, 1740–1813, Italian painter and printer.
Printing. a style of type based on a design by G. Bodoni.
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How to use Bodoni in a sentence
You start identifying the Helvetica on a subway sign or the Bodoni in a Bible.
The Cavalier Giovanni Bodoni was one of the most distinguished among modern printers.
To Bodoni more than anyone else the so-called modern-face is due.
Certainly not; if we except some of the works from the press of Bodoni—which are oftentimes truly brilliant.
Bodoni's letters play together with perfect accord, and his pages, as a whole, possess a statuesque if not a decorative beauty.
In this respect they differ greatly from those of Bodoni, whose types to Morris and his followers appeared weak and ugly.
British Dictionary definitions for Bodoni
a style of type designed by the Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813)
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