Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

American Sign Language

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a visual-gesture language, having its own semantic and syntactic structure, used by deaf people in the U.S. and English-speaking parts of Canada. Abbreviation: ASL

Origin of American Sign Language

First recorded in 1960–65
Also called Ameslan.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for american sign language

American sign language

noun
  1. See Ameslan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.