Meaning of GRAPHIC in English


/ ˈgræfɪk; NAmE / adjective , noun

■ adjective


[ only before noun ] connected with drawings and design, especially in the production of books, magazines, etc. :

graphic design

a graphic designer


( of descriptions, etc. ) very clear and full of details, especially about sth unpleasant

SYN vivid :

a graphic account / description of a battle

He kept telling us about his operation, in the most graphic detail .

■ noun

a diagram or picture, especially one that appears on a computer screen or in a newspaper or book

—compare graphics



mid 17th cent.: via Latin from Greek graphikos , from graphē writing, drawing.

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