[ mawr-fee-miks ]

noun(used with a singular verb)Linguistics.
  1. the study of the classification, description, and functions of morphemes; morphology.

  2. the manner by which morphemes combine to form words.

Origin of morphemics

First recorded in 1945–50; see origin at morpheme, -ics

Words Nearby morphemics Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023