Bloomfieldian

[ bloom-feel-dee-uhn ]
/ blumˈfil di ən /

adjective

Linguistics. influenced by, resembling, or deriving from the linguistic theory and the methods of linguistic analysis advocated by Leonard Bloomfield, characterized especially by emphasis on the classification of overt formal features.

noun

a Bloomfieldian linguist.

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Origin of Bloomfieldian

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