[ let-er-fawrm ]

  1. a sheet of stationery used for letters.

  2. the shape of a letter of the alphabet with regard to its design or historical development.

Origin of letterform

First recorded in 1905–10; letter1 + form

Words Nearby letterform

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How to use letterform in a sentence

  • The fluid letterforms mirror the amorphous shapes pulsing across the woman’s face.

    Best book covers of 2021 | Kimberly Glyder | November 18, 2021 | Washington Post
  • The letter is equivalent to (o umlaut); the correct letterform may have been unavailable to the printer.

    Three in Norway | James Arthur Lees
  • Errors or anomalies include missing, misplaced or incorrect diacritics; the letterform for ; and word-final (mu) for  (nu).

    The Path-Way to Knowledg | Robert Record