[ sig-nuh-fahy-er ]
/ ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ər /
a person or thing that signifies.
the configuration of sound elements or other linguistic symbols representing a word or other meaningful unit in a language.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Words nearby signifier
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Example sentences from the Web for signifier
In the '60s South, long hair was a signifier and a deal breaker for men.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The “it” bag was born–a talisman of stylishness and a signifier of insider savvy.