Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
manuscript

man·u·script

manuscript

 
 
pronunciation:
mae ny skrIpt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a text as prepared by the author to submit for publication.
She sent the manuscript of her play to one publisher after another.The editor returned his manuscript with a note suggesting that it was far too long.
similar words:
copy, draft, submission, text
definition 2: a handwritten text, or handwriting as distinguished from print.
He couldn't remember the whole speech, and he frequently looked at his crumpled manuscript.The pharmacist found it difficult to decipher the doctor's manuscript.
similar words:
codex, handwriting, longhand, script, scroll, text
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: handwritten or typed, as distinct from printed.
A manuscript copy of the play still exists.
similar words:
draft, rough, typed