metalinguistic

[ met-uh-ling-gwis-tik ]
/ ˌmɛt ə lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk /

adjective

of or relating to metalinguistics or a metalanguage.

Origin of metalinguistic

First recorded in 1940–45; meta- + linguistic

OTHER WORDS FROM metalinguistic

met·a·lin·guis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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