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adjective lin·guis·tic \liŋ-ˈgwis-tik\

: of or relating to language or linguistics

Full Definition of LINGUISTIC

:  of or relating to language or linguistics
lin·guis·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of LINGUISTIC

lin·guis·tic also lin·guis·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

Examples of LINGUISTIC

  1. <the age at which children begin to acquire linguistic skills>

First Known Use of LINGUISTIC

1827

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

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

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