ALL meanings of italics

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  • noun italics (typography, plural only) letters in an italic typeface. 1
  • noun plural italics handwriting: slanted style 1
  • noun plural italics printing: slanted font style 1
  • adjective italics 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 italics (initial capital letter) of or relating to Italy, especially ancient Italy or its tribes. 1
  • noun italics Often, italics. italic type. 1
  • noun italics (initial capital letter) a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, including ancient Latin, Oscan, Umbrian, and modern Romance. 1
  • noun plural italics italic type or print 0
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