An example of an italic font is the font used to emphasize the name of a book.
An example of Italic is the ancient history of Italy.
An example of italic is the font used in the word this: this.
An example of Italic is a language that belongs to the same family as Latin and Umabrian.
This sentence is printed in italic type.
The ancient Italic languages that are now extinct include Oscan, Umbrian, and South Picene.
Origin of italic
- Latin Italicus from Italia Italy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Via Latin from Ancient Greek Ἰταλικός (Italikos), from Ἰταλία (Italia, “Italy”).