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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hypernym mean? 

  The noun HYPERNYM has 1 sense:

1. a word that is more generic than a given word

  Familiarity information: HYPERNYM used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1hypernym [BACK TO TOP]


A word that is more generic than a given word

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


hypernym; superordinate word; superordinate

Hypernyms ("hypernym" is a kind of...):

word (a unit of language that native speakers can identify)

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