lightface

[lahyt-feys]Printing.

noun

a type characterized by thin, light lines.This is a sample of lightface.

adjective

Also light-faced. (of printed matter) set in lightface.

Compare boldface.

Origin of lightface

First recorded in 1870–75; light2 + face
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