audile

adjective

au·​dile ˈȯ-ˌdī(-ə)l How to pronounce audile (audio)

Examples of audile in a Sentence

the claim that a blind person has an enhanced audile capability

Word History

Etymology

aud- (in auditory entry 2) + -ile (in motile entry 2, tactile)

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of audile was in 1887

Dictionary Entries Near audile

Cite this Entry

“Audile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audile. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

audile

1 of 2 noun
au·​dile ˈȯ-ˌdīl How to pronounce audile (audio)
: a person whose mental imagery is auditory rather than visual or motor compare motile entry 2, tactile entry 2, visualizer

audile

2 of 2 adjective
1
: of or relating to hearing : auditory
2
: of, relating to, or being an audile
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