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calligraphy

cal·lig·ra·phy

calligraphy

 
pronunciation:
k lI gr fi
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the art of beautiful handwriting.
Chinese calligraphy is done with a brush.
definition 2: elegant lettering or writing done by hand.
The calligraphy on these invitations is beautiful.
definition 3: penmanship; handwriting.
The students need to improve their calligraphy.
similar words:
hand
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derivations: calligraphic (adj.), calligraphically (adv.), calligrapher (n.), calligraphist (n.)
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