Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: tag|meme
Pronunciation: /ˈtaɡmiːm/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of tagmeme in English:


(In tagmemics) a slot in a syntactic frame which may be filled by any member of a set of appropriate linguistic items.


1930s: from Greek tagma 'arrangement' + -eme.

Definition of tagmeme in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day libretto
Pronunciation: ləˈbredō
the text of an opera…