graph·​i·​ca·​cy ˈgra-fə-kə-sē How to pronounce graphicacy (audio)
: the ability to understand, use, or generate graphic images (such as maps and diagrams)

Word History


graphic + -acy (as in literacy)

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of graphicacy was in 1965

Dictionary Entries Near graphicacy

Cite this Entry

“Graphicacy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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