[ hand-rahy-ting ]
/ ˈhændˌraɪ tɪŋ /
writing done with a pen or pencil in the hand; script.
a style or manner of writing by hand, especially that which characterizes a particular person; penmanship: an eccentric handwriting.
a handwritten document; manuscript.
Words nearby handwriting
Idioms for handwriting
handwriting on the wall, a premonition, portent, or clear indication, especially of failure or disaster: The company had ignored the handwriting on the wall and was plunged into bankruptcy.Also writing on the wall.
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British Dictionary definitions for writing on the wall
/ (ˈhændˌraɪtɪŋ) /
writing by hand rather than by typing or printing
a person's characteristic writing stylethat signature is in my handwriting
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Idioms and Phrases with writing on the wall
writing on the wall
see handwriting on the wall.
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