What does signifier mean?

Definitions for signifier
ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ərsig·ni·fi·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. form, word form, signifier, descriptor(noun)

    the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something

    "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"

Wiktionary

  1. signifier(Noun)

    The sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign.

How to pronounce signifier ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say signifier in sign language?

  1. signifier

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of signifier in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of signifier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of signifier in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Semmelhack:

    They go on to disseminate this urban style to a much wider audience, and the Superstar becomes this extremely graphic, very visual signifier of urban fashion.

  2. South Africa:

    The best signifier of a country that's really on its way isn't a society with no inequality, it's a society with declining inequality and a growing middle class.

  3. Micah Grzywnowicz:

    For years, we have said that marriage equality was an important signifier of equality, but not the be-all and end-all for LGBTI people, what is also crucial for our communities are effective laws to recognize rights of trans people to self-determination, robust protection against LGBTI-phobic violence and speech, equal access to reproductive rights, and prohibiting medical intervention on intersex children.

Images & Illustrations of signifier

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