boldface (countable and uncountable, plural boldfaces)
- (typography) A font that is dark, having a high ratio of ink to white space, written or drawn with thick strong lines.
a font with thicker strokes
boldface (third-person singular simple present boldfaces, present participle boldfacing, simple past and past participle boldfaced)
- To print or write in a boldfaced font.
- Boldface the due date so they are sure to see it.
boldface (comparative more boldface, superlative most boldface)
- Synonym of boldfaced
- 1975, Fair Trade Laws: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, page 34:
- While the retailer talks about savings of 10 percent off on every item in stock in very boldface type, there is a fine line that indicates at the bottom of the ad, “with the exception of a few fair trade items.”
- 1985, Carole Boggs Matthews; Martin S. Matthews, Word Processing for the IBM PC and PCjr and Compatible Computers, McGraw-Hill Book Company, →ISBN, page 396:
- If you make a word boldface, it is boldface on the screen.
- 2001, Richard A. Lord, A Treatise on the Law of Contracts, West Group, page 480:
- ([…]; although it was boldface, it did not stand out because all the type on the label was bold).
- 2005, Leigh E. Zeitz, Keyboarding Made Simple, Made Simple Books:
- It is boldface and placed next to the left margin.
- 2021, Zhiwei Xu; Jialin Zhang, Computational Thinking: A Perspective on Computer Science, Springer Nature Singapore, →ISBN, page 192:
- Unicode is constrained. It focuses on one essential task: encoding the world’s writing systems, or character sets. It ignores issues such as the font, the size, the alignment of the character, whether it is boldface or italic, etc.