Meaning of GRAPHIC in English


graph ‧ ic /ˈɡræfɪk/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Date: 1700-1800 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: graphicus , from Greek graphikos , from graphein ; ⇨ ↑ -graphy ]

1 . a graphic account or description of an event is very clear and gives a lot of details, especially unpleasant ones SYN vivid :

a graphic account of her unhappy childhood

His illness is described in graphic detail.

2 . [only before noun] connected with or including drawing, printing, or designing ⇨ graphics :

a graphic artist

the graphic arts

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