Definition of lettering in English:

lettering

noun

  • The letters written or printed on something.

    ‘the book was bound in dark blue with gold lettering’
    ‘large signs with red lettering remind visitors that there is CCTV in operation’
    • ‘My eyelids fluttered open the next morning to see the black binding and gold lettering of my new Shakespeare book.’
    • ‘Inside she found two items, one of which was a disk labelled with Cyrillic lettering.’
    • ‘"Happy 90th Birthday, " they said in gold, embossed lettering.’
    • ‘The other he held, fingering the lettering on its cover as he whispered.’
    • ‘On the driver's side panel, the Crencent's logo was clearly visible and the the name of the car was spread out nicely across the hood in midnight blue lettering.’
    • ‘Only the Cyrillic lettering would lead you to think you were anywhere but Las Vegas.’
    • ‘Slowly she read the lettering on the tickets and then looked up, her face showing her surprise.’
    • ‘The script is extremely fine, with the black lettering edged in gold.’
    • ‘The books she had bought on the subject hadn't helped her much at all, regardless of what the gold stars and bright lettering on their covers had promised.’
    • ‘One specific comment, though, is that you should change the color of the lettering in the left-hand column on the main page.’
    • ‘Even the color of the lettering can flex to the demands of different products.’
    • ‘Illuminated switches also can use the PVD process as the lettering is laser etched into the surface toward the end of the procedure.’
    • ‘His scientific instruments are characterised by their stylish lettering and decoration.’
    • ‘It was silver with a gold border and black lettering.’
    • ‘He stopped occasionally and stared at the bold red lettering over the navy blue background.’
    • ‘A few students will develop drawings and sketches or fancy lettering to sell.’
    • ‘Silently, I read the curvy lettering along the paper.’
    • ‘Then he saw the bold white lettering on the helmet.’
    • ‘He uncrossed his arms, showing the lettering on his white shirt.’
    • ‘It's printed in a really charming block letter font, as if it were done by hand, with different little flowers amidst the lettering.’
    type, printing, letters, characters, type size, typeface, face, font
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Pronunciation

lettering

/ˈlɛdərɪŋ//ˈledəriNG/