catechetical

or cat·e·chet·ic

[ kat-i-ket-i-kuh l or kat-i-ket-ik ]
/ ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪ kəl or ˌkæt ɪˈkɛt ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to catechesis.
pertaining to teaching by question and answer.

Nearby words

  1. catclaw,
  2. catcon,
  3. cate,
  4. cateau, le,
  5. catechesis,
  6. catechin,
  7. catechise,
  8. catechism,
  9. catechist,
  10. catechize

Origin of catechetical

1610–20; < late Medieval Latin catēchētic(us) (< Greek katēchē- (see catechesis) + Medieval Latin -ticus -tic) + -al1

Related formscat·e·chet·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for catechetic

catechetical

catechetic

/ (ˌkætɪˈkɛtɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to teaching by question and answer
Derived Formscatechetically, adverb

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