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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hallmark mean? 

  The noun HALLMARK has 2 senses:

1. a distinctive characteristic or attribute
2. a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity

  Familiarity information: HALLMARK used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1hallmark [BACK TO TOP]


A distinctive characteristic or attribute

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


hallmark; stylemark; trademark; earmark

Hypernyms ("hallmark" is a kind of...):

characteristic (a distinguishing quality)

Sense 2hallmark [BACK TO TOP]


A mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


assay-mark; authentication; hallmark

Hypernyms ("hallmark" is a kind of...):

mark; marker; marking (a distinguishing symbol)

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