psychographics

[sahy-kuh-graf-iks]

noun (used with a singular verb)

the use of demographics to determine the attitudes and tastes of a particular segment of a population, as in marketing studies.

Nearby words

  1. psychogeriatrics,
  2. psychognosis,
  3. psychograph,
  4. psychographer,
  5. psychographic,
  6. psychography,
  7. psychohistory,
  8. psychoimmunology,
  9. psychokinesis,
  10. psychol.

Origin of psychographics


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British Dictionary definitions for psychographics

psychographics

pl n

(functioning as singular) the study and grouping of people according to their attitudes and tastes, esp for market research
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