Roman vs Italics - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between roman and italics is that roman is novel while italics is (typography|pluralonly) letters in an italic typeface.
(of type) Upright, as opposed to italic.
(of text, computing) Of or related to the Latin alphabet.
* (upright) italic, italicised, italicized
* (upright) oblique, slanted, sloped
* (Western European) non-Latin, Central European
* Times Roman (proprietary)
* Times New Roman (proprietary)
(typography, pluralonly) letters in an italic typeface.
(usually plural but sometimes singular in construction) 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
* Margaret Long:
- There is no need to put the whole paragraph in italics .
- was yapping, her silly voice fraught with italics .
- a woman who has an irritating way of speaking in italics