reduplicative

[ri-doo-pli-key-tiv, -dyoo-]

adjective

tending to reduplicate.
pertaining to or marked by reduplication.

Nearby words

  1. redundant,
  2. redundantly,
  3. redupl.,
  4. reduplicate,
  5. reduplication,
  6. reduviid,
  7. reduviidae,
  8. redux,
  9. reduzate,
  10. redware

Origin of reduplicative

First recorded in 1560–70; reduplicate + -ive

Related formsre·du·pli·ca·tive·ly, adjective

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