Definition of Asperger’s syndrome noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Asperger’s syndrome

BrE BrE//ˈæspɜːɡəz sɪndrəʊm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæspərɡərz sɪndroʊm//
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a mild type of autism (= a mental condition in which a person finds it very difficult to communicate or form relationships with others)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Asperger’s syndrome