1. longhand

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋˌhænd'] having words written out in full by hand.


  • inability


  • hand (English)
  • long (English)
  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Longhand

  • adarand
  • &ampersand
  • ampersand
  • armband
  • backhand
  • badland
  • bandstand
  • beckstrand
  • beforehand
  • bergland
  • bergstrand
  • broadband
  • businessland
  • computerland
  • contraband
  • cropland
  • crossland
  • discland
  • disneyland
  • dixieland

Example sentences of the word longhand

1. Noun, singular or mass
Type the letter if possible, and if not, print legibly or write it in longhand.

Quotes containing the word longhand

1. I write description in longhand because that's hardest for me and you're closer to the paper when you work by hand, but I use the typewriter for dialogue because people speak like a typewriter works.
- Ernest Hemingway

2. Ideas come at any moment -- except when you demand them. Most ideas come while I'm physically active, at the gym, with friends, gardening, so I always carry pen and paper.My first draft is always written in longhand. But once the first dozen chapters, more like short stories, are written, then momentum builds until I can't leave the project until it's done.
- Chuck Palahniuk

2. longhand

noun. ['ˈlɔŋˌhænd'] rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper.


  • cursive
  • copperplate
  • running hand
  • handwriting
  • round hand
  • hand
  • minuscule
  • script
  • italic


  • big
  • large
  • majuscule
  • unscripted


  • hand (English)
  • long (English)
  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))