Meaning of hallmark
Pronunciation: (hôl'märk"), [key]
- an official mark or stamp indicating a standard of purity, used in marking gold and silver articles assayed by the Goldsmiths' Company of London; plate mark.
- any mark or special indication of genuineness, good quality, etc.
- any distinguishing feature or characteristic: Accuracy is a hallmark of good scholarship.
- to stamp or imprint (something) with a hallmark.
- hallmark (Thesaurus)