Spencerian

1
[ spen-seer-ee-uh n ]
/ spɛnˈsɪər i ən /

adjective

of Herbert Spencer or his philosophy.

noun

a follower of Herbert Spencer.

Origin of Spencerian

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First recorded in 1885–90; Spencer2 + -ian

Definition for spencerian (2 of 2)

Spencerian

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[ spen-seer-ee-uh n ]
/ spɛnˈsɪər i ən /

adjective

pertaining to or characteristic of a system of penmanship, characterized by clear, rounded letters slanting to the right.

Origin of Spencerian

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1875–80; P. R. Spencer2 + -ian
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