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Definition of "dictionary definition" [dictionary definition]

  • A descriptive definition specifying one of the commonly used meanings of the defined term. (noun)

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Use "dictionary definition" in a sentence
  • "Asymmetric or asymmetrical, equally correct, so I use the shorter one has the obvious dictionary definition of “not symmetric” and the slang meaning of “out of whack,” but a less pejorative sense is developing: “off-beat, intriguingly unbalanced.”"
  • "Terry Lux was standing there — all rangy gray handsomeness, like a dictionary definition of “physician”."
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