typography

[ tahy-pog-ruh-fee ]
/ taɪˈpɒg rə fi /

noun

the art or process of printing with type.
the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them.
the general character or appearance of printed matter.

QUIZZES

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"

Origin of typography

1635–45; < New Latin typographia, equivalent to Greek týpo(s) type + graphía -graphy

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH typography

topography typography
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for typography

British Dictionary definitions for typography

typography
/ (taɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the art, craft, or process of composing type and printing from it
the selection and planning of type for printed publications

Derived forms of typography

typographical (ˌtaɪpəˈɡræfɪkəl) or typographic, adjectivetypographically, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012