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linguistic British & World English

Relating to language or linguistics

linguistic English Thesaurus

the meanings of linguistic expressions

linguistic profiling British & World English

The analysis of a person’s speech or writing, especially to assist in identifying or characterizing an individual or particular subgroup

extralinguistic British & World English

Not involving or beyond the bounds of language

paralinguistic British & World English

Relating to or denoting paralanguage or the non-lexical elements of communication by speech

prelinguistic British & World English

Of or at a stage before the development of language (by the human species) or the acquisition of speech (by a child)

linguistic in competence British & World English

A person’s subconscious knowledge of the rules governing the formation of speech in their first language

linguistic performance in performance British & World English

An individual’s use of a language, i.e. what a speaker actually says, including hesitations, false starts, and errors