Italics - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈtælɪks|  American pronunciation of the word italics
Brit.  |ɪˈtælɪks|  British pronunciation of the word italics


- (typography, plural only) letters in an italic typeface.
There is no need to put the whole paragraph in italics.
- (usually plural but sometimes singular in construction) plural form of italic exaggerated intonation or some similar oral speech device by which one or more words is heavily and usually affectedly emphasized or otherwise given sharp prominence

Extra examples

This example is written in italics.

The type should be set in italics.

These words are printed in italics.

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