Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "graphic" []

  • Of or relating to written representation. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to pictorial representation. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or represented by or as if by a graph. (adjective)
  • Described in vivid detail. (adjective)
  • Clearly outlined or set forth. (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 "graphic" in a sentence
  • "As I prepare for a new year of book reviews, both conceptually deep and in graphic novels, I am finishing off my backlog of trade paperback anthology (more frequently and inaccurately called “graphic novels”) reviews."
  • "The legendary cartoonist Will Eisner popularized the term "graphic novel" with books like A Contract with God."
  • "Superhero movies rule the box office, and thanks to the term "graphic novel," hipsters..."