non-lexical

adjective

non-lex·​i·​cal ˌnän-ˈlek-si-kəl How to pronounce non-lexical (audio)
variants or nonlexical
: not lexical : not pertaining to words and their definitions
the inclusion of nonlexical material in a dictionary

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of non-lexical was in 1889

Dictionary Entries Near non-lexical

Cite this Entry

“Non-lexical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-lexical. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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