handwriting handwriting  /ˈhænd ˌraɪ tɪŋ/


  1. (n) something written by hand
  2. (n) the activity of writing by hand



  1. Physicians' bad handwriting kills more than 7,000 people a year.
  2. My handwriting skills peaked sometime in my 12th year, shortly after I took a summer typing class.
  3. Engineers seem convinced that most of us prefer handwriting to typing and desperately desire to be freed from the shackles of keyboards.


  1. Wash. 6th grader honored for her handwriting

    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — In this age of computers, some people still care about penmanship. A sixth grader from Bremerton, Wash., has won a national handwriting contest for kids at her grade level. Isabel Iral, who is a student at Crosspoint Academy, will be honored at her school on Wednesday. To win the 6th grade private school division of the 22nd annual Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    Several weeks ago the president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitor’s Association saw the handwriting on the wall and the group’s Executive Committee elected to support the far-reaching Whitfield Amendment that is now in Congress and will greatly strengthen the federal Horse Protection Act. “We must rid ourselves of this dark cloud,” he urged.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  3. Prosecution undercuts handwriting expert in cop's murder trial

    A handwriting expert testifying for the defense said Wednesday that former Kansas police officer Brett Seacat did not forge a suicide note for his wife, Vashti, whose body was found inside the couple's burning home in 2011.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: CNN

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  1. Mr Kawczynski said: "They said they were investigating an important case with regards to correspondence that had been sent to ministers and wanted to see handwriting samples of writing that people had written to me."
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Daniel Kawczynski Source: Sky News

  2. "I think that the handwriting is on the wall that we are going in a different direction in the fall, and I expect the president to lead it," McConnell said. "In other words, I think he, himself, has certainly indicated he's not happy with...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Mitch McConnell Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I would really say to all of those who want to fight this because they think it is too strong, and Detroit objects - the handwriting has been on the wall for a long time, and Detroit has not come in and made a suggestion," Feinstein said.
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

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