plural noun

au·​dio·​vi·​su·​als ˌȯ-dē-(ˌ)ō-ˈvi-zhə-wəlz How to pronounce audiovisuals (audio)
: instructional materials (such as DVDs) that make use of both hearing and sight

Word History


noun derivative of audiovisual

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of audiovisuals was in 1948

Dictionary Entries Near audiovisuals

Cite this Entry

“Audiovisuals.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition


noun plural
au·​dio·​vi·​su·​als ˌȯd-ē-ō-ˈvizh(-ə)-wəlz How to pronounce audiovisuals (audio)
: audiovisual teaching materials
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