[ aw-dil, -dahyl ]
/ ˈɔ dɪl, -daɪl /
a person in whose mind auditory images, rather than visual or motor images, are predominant or unusually distinct.
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Example sentences from the Web for audile
So that the "mixed type" is the only real type, the extreme visualist or audile, etc., being exceptional and not typical.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth
The audile phenomena were so frequent and so various, that a conspectus of them is given in an appendix.
British Dictionary definitions for audile
/ (ˈɔːdɪl, ˈɔːdaɪl) psychol /
a person who possesses a faculty for auditory imagery that is more distinct than his visual or other imagery
of or relating to such a person
Word Origin for audile
C19: from aud (itory) + -ile
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Medical definitions for audile
[ ô′dīl′ ]
Relating to hearing; auditory.
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