connotative


con·no·ta·tive

adjective \ˈkä-nə-ˌtā-tiv, kə-ˈnō-tə-tiv\

Definition of CONNOTATIVE

1
:  connoting or tending to connote
2
:  relating to connotation
con·no·ta·tive·ly adverb

First Known Use of CONNOTATIVE

1614

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

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