AskDefine | Define letterhead

Dictionary Definition

letterhead n : a sheet of stationery with name and address of the organization printed at the top

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Paper which has the name of the person or company it is from printed on the top (possibly including address or other information). Used for formal correspondence.

Extensive Definition

A letterhead is the heading at the top of a sheet of letter paper. It usually consists of a name and an address, and a logo or corporate design, and sometimes a background. Letterhead may also refer to a piece of letter paper imprinted with such a heading.
There are various legal constraints on the items included in a letterhead, for example in England and Wales it may include the names of all directors or none, but not a selection.
letterhead in Spanish: membrete

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

address, billhead, book stamp, bookplate, brand, broad arrow, cachet, check, colophon, counterfoil, countermark, destination, direction, docket, government mark, government stamp, hallmark, imprint, label, logo, logotype, masthead, name and address, plate, postal zone, price tag, registered trademark, running head, running title, seal, sigil, signet, stamp, sticker, stub, superscription, tag, tally, ticket, title page, token, trade name, trademark, trademark name, zip code, zone
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