Definition of content word noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


content word

BrE BrE//ˈkɒntent wɜːd //
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːntent wɜːrd//
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a noun, a verb, an adjective or an adverb whose main function is to express meaning compare function word
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: content word