Definition of sans serif noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sans serif

(also sanserif)noun
BrE BrE//ˌsæn ˈserɪf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsæn ˈserɪf//
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(in printing) a typeface in which the letters have no serif Word Origin mid 19th cent.: apparently from French sans ‘without’ + serif.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sans serif