noun. a short line at the end of the main strokes of a character.
1. Adjective Sans serif typefaces stand out best because they lack the extra strokes at the beginning and end of each letter. 2. Noun, singular or mass Serif fonts tend to look a bit more traditional, so if the school you are sending your letter to is conservative or traditional, you may wish to use a serif font. 3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present The sans serif font was adopted in 1929, and machine printed marks began appearing on bone china in 1950.