paraverbal

adjective
para·​ver·​bal | \-ˈvər-bəl \

Medical Definition of paraverbal 

: being nonverbal communication paraverbal techniques in the therapy of childhoodJournal of the American Medical Association

Learn More about paraverbal

Share paraverbal

Comments on paraverbal

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

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!