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Noun: italic  I'ta-lik or i'ta-lik [N. Amer], i'ta-lik [Brit]
  1. A style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
     
  2. A typeface with letters slanting upward to the right
Adjective: italic  I'ta-lik or i'ta-lik [N. Amer], i'ta-lik [Brit]
  1. Characterized by slanting characters
    "italic characters"
Adjective: Italic
  1. Of or relating to the Italic languages
    "ancient Italic dialects"
Noun: Italic
  1. A branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative
    - Italic language

Derived forms: italics

Type of: case, cursive, cursive script, face, font, fount [Brit], Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, longhand, running hand, typeface

Encyclopedia: Italic