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Definition of "dyslexic" [dyslexic]

  • A person who is affected by dyslexia. (noun)
  • Of or relating to dyslexia. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dyslexic" in a sentence
  • "Page 28 students they call dyslexic, a made-up word to apologize to themselves for their failure in the public schools in my opinion."
  • "In Bernhard Schlink's 1995 novel and the current film based on it, the word dyslexic is never used."
  • "The term dyslexic eventually became a catch – all term used to account for people who failed to learn to read despite apparent intellectual capacity and environmental support (ibid.)."