Definition of calligraph in English:



[WITH OBJECT]usually be calligraphed
  • Write in calligraphic style.

    ‘invitations meticulously calligraphed in black ink’
    • ‘Emily just smiled, turned so her back showed to most of us, and lifted her shirt enough to reveal the word agnitio inscribed in green and blue across it in finely calligraphed letters.’
    • ‘He not only publicly praised it as a pioneering idea, but also calligraphed the project's name.’
    • ‘On the side, calligraphed in elegant black script, were several profound words.’
    • ‘Using the spilled sauce, he calligraphed the words ‘Ma La’ (numbing hot) with his finger.’
    • ‘For the first time, the elegantly calligraphed text that appears on the front of each of these drawings will be transcribed.’
    • ‘In nicely calligraphed Persian he has inserted the names of buildings, squares and fountains on the map.’
    • ‘Faith pulled an envelope out of her purse with beautifully calligraphed letters on the front spelling out her name.’
    • ‘The book originally had 200 pages of hand-painted illustrations with the explanation and fable neatly calligraphed in ornate Persian on the reverse.’
    • ‘In the slanting rays of the sun, the inscriptions stood out as if having been calligraphed in black crayon.’
    • ‘All the revelations in Mecca were being written in 'Queeramuz script', while those in Madina were being calligraphed in 'Hiri script'.’
    • ‘I figured that since the word was calligraphed with such emphasis and affectation, I had to be missing something.’
    • ‘Throughout the campus every poster, every label on every drawer, was beautifully hand calligraphed.’
    • ‘Her poetry was calligraphed on the walls in black marker.’
    • ‘From cover to cover they are filled with sketches, cartoons, poems, limericks, designs, intertwined calligraphed initials, new tunes, birdsong fragments - in fact anything that captured his fertile imagination.’