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 Dictionary entry overview: What does paralanguage mean? 

  The noun PARALANGUAGE has 1 sense:

1. the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings

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

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1paralanguage [BACK TO TOP]


The use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


paralanguage; paralinguistic communication

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

communication (something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups)

Meronyms (parts of "paralanguage"):

delivery; manner of speaking; speech (your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally)

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