de·​for·​ma·​tive di-ˈfȯr-mə-tiv How to pronounce deformative (audio)
: tending to deform

Word History

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deformative was in 1641

Dictionary Entries Near deformative

Cite this Entry

“Deformative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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