Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Definitions for polysemous
- Having a diversity of meanings.
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Citations for polysemous
Stupid and crafty, inept or successful, comic or threatening, these hesitations and ambiguities anticipate the polysemous nineteenth-century dandy.
She knows she cannot find this mystery, and that is because of its polysemous senses.
Origin of polysemous
Polysemous combines the Greek roots poly-, "many," and sema, "sign."