metaleptic

adjective meta·lep·tic \¦metəl¦eptik\
variants: less commonly

metaleptical

\-tə̇kəl\

Definition of metaleptic

  1. :  of or relating to metalepsis

metaleptically

\-k(ə)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of metaleptic

Greek metalēptikos, from (assumed) metalēptos (verbal of metalambanein to have a share of, exchange) + -ikos -ic, -ical


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