[ mir-er-rahy-ting ]
/ ˈmɪr ərˌraɪ tɪŋ /
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backward writing that resembles a mirror image of ordinary script.
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Origin of mirror-writing
First recorded in 1770–80
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How to use mirror-writing in a sentence
Any one who can use a pen with his right hand is not long in acquiring the faculty of mirror writing with his left.
On the other hand, the first attempt of the left to make mirror writing to order is frequently laborious.
This mirror-writing has been often observed in subjects who write automatically; the cause for it is still to be found.Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research|Michael Sage
This is the so-called "mirror writing," which appears correct if seen in a mirror.
British Dictionary definitions for mirror-writing
backward writing that forms a mirror image of normal writing
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