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



BrE BrE//ˈserɪf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈserɪf//
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a short line at the top or bottom of some styles of printed letters a serif typeface compare sans serif Word Originmid 19th cent.: perhaps from Dutch schreef ‘dash, line’, of Germanic origin.
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