follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

aphoristic

[af-uh-ris-tik] /ˌæf əˈrɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
of, like, or containing aphorisms:
His sermons were richly aphoristic.
2.
given to making or quoting aphorisms.
Origin of aphoristic
1745-1755
1745-55; < Greek aphoristikós. See aphorist, -ic
Related forms
aphoristically, adverb
nonaphoristic, adjective
nonaphoristically, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for aphoristic
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for aphoristic

aphoristic

/ˌæfəˈrɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling an aphorism
2.
tending to write or speak in aphorisms
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for aphoristic
adj.

1753, from Greek aphoristikos (see aphorism). Aphoristically is from 1650s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for aphoristic

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for aphoristic

17
18
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for aphoristic