verb (used with object), hand·wrote or (Archaic) hand·writ; hand·writ·ten or (Archaic) hand·writ; hand·writ·ing.

to write (something) by hand.

Origin of handwrite

First recorded in 1840–50; back formation from handwriting
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Related Words for handwrite

signature, sign, engross, subscribe, pen, inscribe, endorse, ink

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Historical Examples of handwrite

  • Don't I copy 'em out plain for her, so as folks won't know her handwrite?

  • You'll know him some of these days, I'll go bail, if you're going to Mr. Die; anyways you'll know his handwrite.

    Castle Richmond

    Anthony Trollope