boldface

[bohld-feys] Printing.
noun
1.
type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc.
This is a sample of boldface
adjective
2.
typeset or printed in boldface.
verb (used with object), boldfaced, boldfacing.
3.
to mark (copy) to be set in boldface.
Compare lightface.


Origin:
1685–95; bold + face

barefaced, boldface, bold-faced.
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boldface

noun
1. a typeface with thick heavy lines 

verb
1. print in boldface 
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Example sentences
As students read, instruct them to look for the other boldface words and nearby
  phrases or context clues that define these words.
It sticks to one page, it uses bullet points and boldface type effectively, and
  is well spaced.
If you have the employer's name in boldface type in the first entry, make sure
  you do that for all of the entries.
We squinted together at a gray field of small print punctuated by subheads in
  boldface.
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