What does linguistic mean?

Definitions for linguistic
lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪklin·guis·tic

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. linguistic, lingualadjective

    consisting of or related to language

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

  2. linguisticadjective

    of or relating to the scientific study of language

    "linguistic theory"


  1. linguisticadjective

    Of or relating to language.

  2. linguisticadjective

    Of or relating to linguistics.

  3. linguisticadjective

    Relating to a computer language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linguisticadjective

    alt. of Linguistical

Editors Contribution

  1. linguistic

    Relating to linguistics.

    The linguistic facet of the document was easy to see for everyone.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020  

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

How to pronounce linguistic?

How to say linguistic in sign language?


  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

Examples of linguistic in a Sentence

  1. Melanie Smith:

    [ QAnon in Japan ] was the first international community we saw being coherent and cohesive enough to show up on a network round, which means it has its own influencers, it has its own kind of linguistic markers, its own signals in terms of content that's being produced and consumed, we can tell that even with the enforcement action that's now happening on Twitter, that community remains relatively strong.

  2. 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.

  3. Ben Nimmo:

    What's interesting in this set is so much of what they were doing is copying and pasting genuine material from actual Americans, this may be indicative of an effort to hide linguistic deficiencies, which have made them easier to detect in the past.

  4. 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.

  5. Paul de Man:

    Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for linguistic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for linguistic »


Find a translation for the linguistic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these linguistic definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "linguistic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 18 Aug. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/linguistic>.

    Are we missing a good definition for linguistic? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    • A. noninvasive
    • B. abrupt
    • C. plush
    • D. disjointed

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for linguistic: