extralinguistic

adjective
ex·​tra·​lin·​guis·​tic | \ ˌek-strə-liŋ-ˈgwi-stik How to pronounce extralinguistic (audio) \

Definition of extralinguistic

: lying outside the province of linguistics

Other Words from extralinguistic

extralinguistically \ ˌek-​strə-​liŋ-​ˈgwi-​sti-​kə-​lē How to pronounce extralinguistically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of extralinguistic

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Extralinguistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extralinguistic. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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