Definitions

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  • adjective written by hand.

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  • adjective written with a pen or pencil, as opposed to typed
  • verb Past participle of handwrite

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  • adjective written by hand

Etymologies

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hand +‎ written

Examples

  • Though I use it a lot in handwritten text, I mostly avoid it in formal prose and I empathize with your editor!

    The curious land of the ampersand

  • A new study out of Lehigh University shows that workers lie 50% more of the time via email than in handwritten communication.

    Are You More Likely To Lie Via Email Than On Paper? | Lifehacker Australia

  • I looked at the white envelope with my name handwritten on the front.

    Special Delivery

  • Just have some kind of invoice-looking-thing written up to show how much it's worth (handwritten is OK) and present this with the specs on the trailer to the powers-that-be any place in Texas.

    moving my stuff to SMA w/out a menaje

  • This was difficult for a few reasons: first, I struggled with the fact that I am a huge believer in handwritten notes but this school seems to be moving very fast and I didn't want my notes to arrive too late so I had to resort to emails; second, since it was a conference call, I couldn't hear the names of all of the faculty members present very well.

    Disappearing Tuesday

  • This was difficult for a few reasons: first, I struggled with the fact that I am a huge believer in handwritten notes but this school seems to be moving very fast and I didn't want my notes to arrive too late so I had to resort to emails; second, since it was a conference call, I couldn't hear the names of all of the faculty members present very well.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • There was a piece of the thick ivory paper folded in half with my name handwritten in black ink on the back.

    Eclipse

  • After about ten minutes of sorting, I finally caught sight of my name handwritten on one of the papers.

    Never Come Down

  • Brundage also disputed previous media accounts, including in reports from The Associated Press, attributing to him quotes from documents with his name handwritten at the top.

    The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines

  • Brundage also disputed previous media accounts, including in reports from The Associated Press, attributing to him quotes from documents with his name handwritten at the top.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

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