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i·tal·ic

italic

 
pronunciation:
ih tae lihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or having to do with a style of type whose letters slope to the right.
Italic type is often used to call attention to certain words or ideas.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: italics
definition: (often plural) a type style whose letters slope to the right.
This sentence is printed in italics.