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[aw-dil, -dahyl]
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noun Psychology.
  1. a person in whose mind auditory images, rather than visual or motor images, are predominant or unusually distinct.
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Origin of audile

First recorded in 1885–90; aud(itory) + -ile
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Related Words

audible, aural, auditive, audile, hearing, audio, acoustic, auricular, sound, otic, auditory, phonic

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Historical Examples

  • The audile phenomena were so frequent and so various, that a conspectus of them is given in an appendix.

    The Alleged Haunting of B---- House


  • So that the "mixed type" is the only real type, the extreme visualist or audile, etc., being exceptional and not typical.


    Robert S. Woodworth

British Dictionary definitions for audile


  1. a person who possesses a faculty for auditory imagery that is more distinct than his visual or other imagery
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  1. of or relating to such a person
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Word Origin

C19: from aud (itory) + -ile
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

audile in Medicine


  1. Relating to hearing; auditory.
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