American Sign Language

noun

Definition of American Sign Language

:a sign language for the deaf in which meaning is conveyed by a system of articulated hand gestures and their placement relative to the upper body

First Known Use of american sign language

1893


AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE Defined for English Language Learners

American Sign Language

noun

Definition of American Sign Language for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of sign language used in the U.S. and Canada


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