What does topical mean?

Definitions for topicalˈtɒp ɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. topical(adj)

    pertaining to the surface of a body part

    "a drug for topical (or local) application"; "a topical anesthesia"

  2. topical(adj)

    of or relating to or arranged by topics

    "a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis"

  3. topical(adj)

    of interest at the present time

    "a topical reference"; "a topical and timely study of civil liberty"


  1. topical(Noun)

    A topical anaesthetic.

  2. topical(Adjective)

    Of current interest; contemporary.

    Fair trade has become quite a topical subject.

  3. topical(Adjective)

    local to a particular place

  4. topical(Adjective)

    Applied to a localized part of the body.

  5. topical(Adjective)

    Arranged according to topic or theme; thematic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Topical(noun)

    of or pertaining to a place; limited; logical application; as, a topical remedy; a topical claim or privilege

  2. Topical(noun)

    pertaining to, or consisting of, a topic or topics; according to topics

  3. Topical(noun)

    resembling a topic, or general maxim; hence, not demonstrative, but merely probable, as an argument

Anagrams for topical »

  1. capitol, Capitol

  2. optical

  3. Capitol


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of topical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of topical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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