Definition of Boldface

1. Noun. A typeface with thick heavy lines.

Exact synonyms: Bold, Bold Face
Generic synonyms: Case, Face, Font, Fount, Typeface



2. Verb. Print in boldface.
Generic synonyms: Impress, Print

Definition of Boldface

1. Noun. (typography) A font that is dark, having a high ration of ink to white space, written or drawn with thick strong lines. ¹

2. Verb. To print, write or draw in a boldfaced font. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boldface

1. to print in thick type [v -FACED, -FACING, -FACES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boldface

bolases
bold
bold-faced
bold eagle
bold face
bolded
bolden
boldened
boldening
boldenone
boldenone undecylenate
boldens
bolder
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boldface (current term)
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boldin
boldine
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bolding
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boldly
boldly go where no man has gone before
boldness
boldnesses
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Literary usage of Boldface

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1. The Monotype System: A Book for Owners & Operators of Monotypes by Lanston Monotype Machine Company (1912)
"The MONOTYPE user wastes no time, creates no dissatisfaction, arguing with his customer about the "inadvisability of using the Roman and boldface" the ..."

2. On the Water Relations of the Coconut Palm by Philippines Bureau of science, Paul Caspar Freer, Edward Bingham Copeland, Herbert S Walker, Charles S. Banks (1906)
"Increments since the preceding measurements are indicated by boldface type. The heights of the stakes were, respectively ..."

3. New Speciman Book and Price List of Types, Rules, Borders and Other Printing ...by Hawks & Shattuck, San Francisco by Hawks & Shattuck, San Francisco (1889)
"It tuw been ei SECLUSION OF THE CHINESE 29 30 A 50 ยป, 7 POINT boldface ROMAN. ... 8 POINT boldface ROHAN. $3.fio It Is a matter of surprise that the ..."

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