Definitions of penmanship

  1. The use of the pen in writing; the art of writing; style or manner of writing; chirography; as, good or bad penmanship. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The use of the pen in writing: art of writing: manner of writing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Use of the pen; manner of writing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. The art of writing; handwriting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. The art of writing; manner of writing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for penmanship

  1. However, I was delighted to see his dexterity in penmanship which was undoubtedly very great, and I expressed my satisfaction to Viar, who soon left us to ourselves. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. I don't want to be made sport of for my penmanship you've another young man now! – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy