speech therapy

noun

Definition of speech therapy

: treatment or therapy to help people who have speech problems learn to pronounce words correctly

Word by Word Definitions

speech play
  1. : the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words

  2. : exchange of spoken words : conversation

  3. : something that is spoken : utterance

therapy play
  1. : therapeutic treatment especially of bodily, mental, or behavioral disorder


Medical Dictionary

speech therapy

noun

medical Definition of speech therapy

: therapeutic treatment of speech defects (as lisping and stuttering)

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up speech therapy? 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

relating to a homily or preaching

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's That From? A Word Origin Quiz

  • turris-babel-by-athanasius-kircher
  • What language gave the word robot to English?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

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!