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  • adj. Of or pertaining to calligraphy.
  • adj. Written in an artistic style or manner, as calligraphy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to calligraphy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to calligraphy. Also spelled caligraphic, kalligraphic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or expressed in calligraphy


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  • ~~left a trail of rose petals from the front door, around the house to various notes I'd done in calligraphic text, eventually trailing to the bathroom, where there were candles and a bubble bath (and me) ... miss ya, sylvaine2001 ...


  • Carried to its extreme it led to the style of painting called calligraphic, of which there has been occasion to speak several times.

    Chinese Painters A Critical Study

  • This might be termed the calligraphic method of drawing; and in this method facility of hand might be further practised by attempting the definition of forms by continuous strokes, or building it up by as few strokes as possible.

    Line and Form (1900)

  • The characters look great - being that they are 3D models with hand drawn looks - using techniques such as calligraphic strokes and ink smudges to resemble true anime art, but, it still feels like more of the same.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • It's more of Arabic script and if you want to call it Arabic calligraphy you can but it doesn't adhere to any particular calligraphic style.

    Nour Akkad: Kinda Hibrawi and her Modern Abstract Arabic Art

  • Mostly there are the black, calligraphic strokes of naked tree trunks seen against a background of snow, in patterns determined by the contours of the immense landscapes.

    Religious Experiences

  • Making use of the whiteboards that were ubiquitous in the hallways and conference rooms in the Googleplex, he scrawled the phrase over and over in his distinct calligraphic style, a sans-serif, Tolkien-esque script.

    In the Plex

  • And in Bahrain, Ba7rani87 celebrates Ramadan by posting this calligraphic work, which says Allah, or God:

    Global Voices in English » Arab World: Welcoming Ramadan

  • As Gellis liberally and deftly applies paint in a series of wide, muscular swaths offset by delicate calligraphic swipes, an impending sense of abstraction emerges.

    Bill Bush: Debating Through the Arts: This Artweek.LA (July 25-31)

  • She shivers and her slender limbs realign themselves like a series of calligraphic strokes.

    Alexa Chung: 'I'm probably not the best role model'


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