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stylistic

[ stahy-lis-tik ]
/ staɪˈlɪs tɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to style.

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Sometimes sty·lis·ti·cal .

Origin of stylistic

First recorded in 1855–60; style + -istic

OTHER WORDS FROM stylistic

sty·lis·ti·cal·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stylistic

stylish, stylistic
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British Dictionary definitions for stylistic

stylistic
/ (staɪˈlɪstɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to style, esp artistic or literary style

Derived forms of stylistic

stylistically, adverb
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