What does linguistic mean?

Definitions for linguisticlɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word linguistic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. linguistic, lingual(adj)

    consisting of or related to language

    "linguistic behavior"; "a linguistic atlas"; "lingual diversity"

  2. linguistic(adj)

    of or relating to the scientific study of language

    "linguistic theory"


  1. linguistic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to language.

  2. linguistic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to linguistics.

  3. linguistic(Adjective)

    Relating to a computer language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linguistic(adj)

    alt. of Linguistical

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'linguistic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3742

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'linguistic' in Adjectives Frequency: #508


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of linguistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of linguistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul de Man:

    Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament.

  2. Nicos Anastasiades:

    In this new round of negotiations we want a solution where ... Cyprus will glow as a shining example of cultural, religious and linguistic example between Christian and Muslim communities.

  3. Mohamed El-Erian:

    I believe that 'patient' is coming out, but we're going to see another round of quote 'linguistic gymnastics,' i wouldn't be surprised if this notion of the Fed having to be sufficiently confident about inflation creeps in as a way of keeping markets from rushing to the terminal value.

  4. Sherif Elsayed-Ali:

    The shortfall in the number of resettlement places for refugees offered by the international community is truly shocking, the complete absence of resettlement pledges from the Gulf is particularly shameful. Linguistic and religious ties should place the Gulf states at the forefront of those offering safe shelter to refugees fleeing persecution and war crimes in Syria.

  5. George Steiner:

    The violent illiteracies of the graffiti, the clenched silence of the adolescent, the nonsense cries from the stage-happening, are resolutely strategic. The insurgent and the freak-out have broken off discourse with a cultural system which they despise as a cruel, antiquated fraud. They will not bandy words with it. Accept, even momentarily, the conventions of literate linguistic exchange, and you are caught in the net of the old values, of the grammars that can condescend or enslave.

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