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



    BrE BrE//ˈɡræfɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡræfɪk//
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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with drawings and design, especially in the production of books, magazines, etc. graphic design a graphic designer
  2. 2(of descriptions, etc.) very clear and full of details, especially about something unpleasant synonym vivid a graphic account/description of a battle He kept telling us about his operation, in the most graphic detail. This is a very graphic account of life in Victorian England.
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent.: via Latin from Greek graphikos, from graphē ‘writing, drawing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: graphic