motor-minded

[ moh-ter-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈmoʊ tərˌmaɪn dɪd /

adjective

disposed to perceive one's environment in terms of mechanical or muscular activity.

Origin of motor-minded

First recorded in 1895–1900

Related forms

mo·tor-mind·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for motor-minded

  • Motor-minded people are apt to talk easily, and to learn readily to speak foreign languages.

    Natural Wonders|Edwin Tenney Brewster
  • In the first case you are eye-minded; in the second, ear-minded; in the third, motor-minded.

    Natural Wonders|Edwin Tenney Brewster
  • Most of you will probably find yourselves, first eye-minded, then motor-minded.

    Natural Wonders|Edwin Tenney Brewster