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

Simple Definition of linguistic

  • : of or relating to language or linguistics

Full Definition of linguistic

  1. :  of or relating to language or linguistics

lin·guis·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of linguistic

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



1827

First Known Use of linguistic

1827

Variants of linguistic

also lin·guis·ti·cal play \-ti-kəl\

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