- type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc.This is a sample of boldface
- typeset or printed in boldface.
verb (used with object), bold·faced, bold·fac·ing.
- to mark (copy) to be set in boldface.
- printing a weight of type characterized by thick heavy lines, as the entry words in this dictionaryCompare light face
- (of type) having this weight