Definition of hand-printed in English:



  • 1Written by hand with the letters separately formed.

    • ‘Inside his thatched bungalow, Bradson read what had been photocopied from a hand-printed original.’
    • ‘The college had just given him an honorary luncheon for his eightieth birthday, which was in 1959, and he had presented them with a precious hand-printed book by William Blake.’
    • ‘Although most of the text is typeset, there are many passages that are hand-written, and there are also proof-reading corrections hand-printed within the textual passages.’
    • ‘This means that she can recognise hand-printed cards.’
    • ‘Griff sends me the hand-printed birth announcement he promised after I gave him some feedback on the design.’
  • 2(of paper, fabric, etc.) printed by hand.

    • ‘The first winner is textile designer Ciaran Sweeney whose hand-printed silk and velour drapes and capes have become a favourite with President Mary McAleese, The Corrs and Moya Brennan of Clannad.’
    • ‘In Coimbatore, the most popular items are hand-printed textiles… the sarees with rich borders… and the clothes with zari embroidery done by hand.’
    • ‘They have been doing fabrics and hand-printed wallpaper for centuries.’
    • ‘The goodies displayed for sale at ‘Koodaram’ include tea - coasters, cushion and sofa covers, hand-printed sarees, wall - hangings and glass paintings.’
    • ‘After going through a hand-printed silkscreen process, each individual piece of art is meticulously cut, glued, glittered and assembled, all by hand.’