[ lek-si-kuhl ]
/ ˈlɛk sɪ kəl /
of or relating to the words or vocabulary of a language, especially as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactical aspects.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a lexicon.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM lexicallex·i·cal·i·ty, nounlex·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for lexical
/ (ˈlɛksɪkəl) /
of or relating to items of vocabulary in a language
of or relating to a lexicon
Derived forms of lexicallexicality (ˌlɛksɪˈkælɪtɪ), nounlexically, adverb
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