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- The written characters used in the common method of writing; opposed to shorthand, or typing or printing; handwriting.
longhand (not comparable)
- To write something by hand in normal characters, as opposed to shorthand.
- To write something out by hand (with pen or pencil), rather than printing out; handwritten.
- I had to write the essay out twice longhand – they wouldn’t let me print it out. It took forever!