neuroleptic

noun
neu·ro·lep·tic | \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈlep-tik, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuroleptic 

Other Words from neuroleptic

neuroleptic adjective

First Known Use of neuroleptic

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neuroleptic

French neuroleptique, from neur- + -leptique affecting, from Greek lēptikos seizing, from lambanein to take, seize — more at latch

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about neuroleptic

Share neuroleptic

Statistics for neuroleptic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for neuroleptic

The first known use of neuroleptic was in 1959

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for neuroleptic

neuroleptic

noun
neu·ro·lep·tic | \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈlep-tik \

Medical Definition of neuroleptic 

Other Words from neuroleptic

neuroleptic adjective

Comments on neuroleptic

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a generally accepted meaning of a word

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

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!