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OLD STYLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does old style mean? 

OLD STYLE (noun)
  The noun OLD STYLE has 1 sense:

1. a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes

  Familiarity information: OLD STYLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OLD STYLE (noun)


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Meaning:

A typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

old style; old style font

Hypernyms ("old style" is a kind of...):

proportional font (any font whose different characters have different widths)

Antonym:

modern (a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes)


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