Definition of exocentric

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • exocentric is not a valid Scrabble US word!
  • exocentric is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 21
  • exocentric is not a valid Words with friends word!

Definition of exocentric


  • not fulfilling the same grammatical role of any of its constituents (adjective)

    Examples

    1. when `until last Easter' serves as an adverb it is an exocentric construction

See definition of exocentric in Merriam Webster

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