Definition of deictic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

deictic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdaɪktɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaɪktɪk//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈdeɪktɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeɪktɪk//
 
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relating to a word or an expression whose meaning depends on who says it, where they are, who they are talking to, etc., for example you, me, here, next week. Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Greek deiktikos, deiktos ‘capable of proof’, from deiknunai ‘to show’.
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