[tahy-puh-graf-i-kuh l]


of or relating to typography.

Also ty·po·graph·ic [tahy-puh-graf-ik] /ˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪk/.

Origin of typographical

1770–80; < New Latin typographicus, equivalent to Medieval Latin typograph(ia) typography + -icus -ic + -al1
Related formsty·po·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ty·po·graph·ic, adjectivenon·ty·po·graph·i·cal, adjectivenon·ty·po·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·ty·po·graph·i·cal, adjective
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Historical Examples of typographical

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    A Singer from the Sea

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

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    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

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    Almost A Man

    Mary Wood-Allen

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    The Teacher

    Jacob Abbott

Word Origin and History for typographical

"pertaining to typography," 1590s; see typography + -ical.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper