Definition of stylistics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//staɪˈlɪstɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//staɪˈlɪstɪks//
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the study of style and the methods used in written language More Like This Uncountable nouns ending in –ics athletics, ballistics, civics, cybernetics, genetics, geophysics, gymnastics, linguistics, optics, orthodontics, orthopaedics, phonetics, phonics, physics, semantics, semiotics, stylistics, thermodynamicsSee worksheet.
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