[ boo-lee-uh n ]
/ ˈbu li ən /


pertaining to or being a deductive logical system, as Boolean algebra, used to represent symbolically the relationships between sets, classes, and other entities.
Computers. of or relating to a data type having two possible values representing “true” or “false.”


Computers. a Boolean data type.

Origin of Boolean

named after George Boole; see -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for boolean

  • I thought you were kidding me, like that Boolean Algebra stuff.

    The Romantic Analogue|W.W. Skupeldyckle
  • No stronger proof of this can be given than the Boolean logic embedded in computer hardware and programming languages.