Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to hearing; auditory.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One in whose mind auditory images are predominant, or especially distinct.
  • Of, pertaining to, or acting through the auditory nerves and tracts; earminded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Psychol.) One whose thoughts take the form of mental sounds or of internal discourse rather than of visual or motor images.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to hearing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one whose mental imagery is auditory rather than visual or motor
  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Irregular formation from Latin audire + -ile.

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