ALL meanings of italic

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  • noun italic Of the sloping kind of typeface used especially for emphasis or distinction and in foreign words. 1
  • adjective italic decorative sloping typeface 1
  • adjective italic decorative sloping handwriting 1
  • adjective italic designating or pertaining to a style of printing types in which the letters usually slope to the right, patterned upon a compact manuscript hand, and used for emphasis, to separate different kinds of information, etc.: These words are in italic type. 1
  • adjective italic (initial capital letter) of or relating to Italy, especially ancient Italy or its tribes. 1
  • noun italic Often, italics. italic type. 1
  • noun italic (initial capital letter) a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, including ancient Latin, Oscan, Umbrian, and modern Romance. 1
  • noun plural italic Italics are letters which slope to the right. Italics are often used to emphasize a particular word or sentence. The examples in this dictionary are printed in italics. 0
  • adjective italic Italic letters slope to the right. 0
  • adjective italic of, relating to, or denoting a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right 0
  • noun italic a style of printing type modelled on this, chiefly used to indicate emphasis, a foreign word, etc 0
  • noun italic italic type or print 0
  • noun italic a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes many of the ancient languages of Italy, such as Venetic and the Osco-Umbrian group, Latin, which displaced them, and the Romance languages 0
  • adjective italic denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages, esp the extinct ones 0
  • noun italic a branch of the Indo-European language family, including Latin, Oscan, Umbrian, and other languages of ancient Italy, as well as Latin's descendants, the Romance languages 0
  • adjective italic of these languages 0
  • adjective italic of ancient Italy or its peoples or cultures 0
  • adjective italic designating or of a type in which the characters slant upward to the right, used variously, as to emphasize words, indicate foreign words, set off book titles, etc. (Ex.: this is italic type) 0
  • noun italic an italic letter or other character 0
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