longhand

[ lawng-hand, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌhænd, ˈlɒŋ- /

noun

writing of the ordinary kind, in which words are written out in full (distinguished from shorthand).

adjective

using longhand: longhand writing.
written in longhand: a longhand account of the meeting.

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Origin of longhand

First recorded in 1660–70; long1 + hand
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British Dictionary definitions for longhand

longhand
/ (ˈlɒŋˌhænd) /

noun

ordinary handwriting, in which letters, words, etc, are set down in full, as opposed to shorthand or to typing
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