bidialectal

[ bahy-dahy-uh-lek-tuh l ]
/ ˌbaɪ daɪ əˈlɛk təl /

adjective

proficient in or using two dialects of the same language.

Nearby words

  1. bide one's time,
  2. bidentate,
  3. bidenticulate,
  4. bidet,
  5. bidi,
  6. bidie-in,
  7. bidirectional,
  8. bidirectional ventricular tachycardia,
  9. bidiscoidal placenta,
  10. bidonville

Origin of bidialectal

1965–70; bi-1 + dialectal, on the model of bilingual

Related formsbi·di·a·lec·tal·ism, bi·di·a·lect·ism, nounbi·di·a·lec·tal·ist, nounbi·di·a·lec·tal·ly, adverb

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