Definition for lettering (2 of 2)
- literature in general.
- the profession of literature.
- learning; knowledge, especially of literature.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of letter1
Related formslet·ter·er, nounlet·ter·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for lettering
But among reams of waterlogged documents, troops wading in water four feet deep spotted Hebrew lettering among the Arabic.
He wanted to look at my sheath knife, and when I handed it he seen the lettering "Green River" on the blade.A Man in the Open|Roger Pocock
Amzi wrote slowly, in a large round hand, beginning immediately under the "First National Bank" lettering.Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
There was lettering, too, upon the undermost side when the man turned it over.Brother Copas|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Sometimes the lettering is so fine that it could have been done only with the aid of a lens, and it cannot be read without one.
The lettering should be as plain and as free from any sort of embellishment as it well can be.Manners and Rules of Good Society|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for lettering (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for lettering (2 of 2)
- following the literal interpretation or wording exactly
- attending to every detail
Derived Formsletterer, noun
Word Origin for letter
Idioms and Phrases with lettering
In addition to the idiom beginning with letter
- letter of the law
- bread and butter letter
- crank call (letter)
- dead letter
- four-letter word
- poison-pen letter
- red-letter day
- to the letter