typeface

[ tahyp-feys ]
/ ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs /

noun


Nearby words

  1. type-site,
  2. type-word,
  3. typebar,
  4. typecase,
  5. typecast,
  6. typeholder,
  7. typescript,
  8. typeset,
  9. typesetter,
  10. typesetting

Origin of typeface

First recorded in 1900–05; type + face

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British Dictionary definitions for typeface

typeface

/ (ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs) /

noun

another name for face (def. 17)
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Word Origin and History for typeface

typeface

n.

also type-face, 1873, from type (n.) + face (n.).

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