Get the details behind our redesign


[tahy-puh-graf-ik] /ˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪk/
of or pertaining to typography.
Also, typographical.
1770-80; < Neo-Latin typographicus, equivalent to Medieval Latin typograph(ia) typography + -icus -ic
Related forms
typographically, adverb
nontypographic, adjective
nontypographical, adjective
nontypographically, adverb
pretypographical, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for typographical
  • The texts were transcribed by hand, a laborious process that encouraged typographical shorthand.
  • Nearly every page is plagued by typographical and sometimes factual errors, which often distract from the point.
  • The public has proved to care little for such typographical distinctions.
  • There is a really major typographical error in your leader.
  • Such people probably think their brilliant typographical innovation makes the company or its product look distinctive.
  • Much more interesting than security systems, and only one typographical error.
  • It reads as if there was a typographical error in it.
  • typographical design orients the reader and shapes the meaning of the news.
  • As the study of genealogy increases among us, so do the typographical merits of the printed books improve.
  • The bottom galaxy is a face-on spiral, while the upper one is seen more edge-on, giving the pair their typographical appearance.

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for typographic

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for typographical

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with typographical