inkblot test

noun

Definition of inkblot test

: any of several psychological tests (such as a Rorschach test) based on the interpretation of irregular figures (such as blots of ink)

Recent Examples of inkblot test from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'inkblot test.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of inkblot test

1928

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

inkblot test

noun

medical Definition of inkblot test

: any of several psychological tests (as a Rorschach test) based on the interpretation of irregular figures (as blots of ink)

Learn More about inkblot test


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up inkblot test? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

meaningless speech or writing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name More Food!

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!