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



BrE BrE//ˈhæptɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæptɪk//
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relating to or involving the sense of touch Players use a haptic device such as a joystick to control the game. Word Originlate 19th cent.: from Greek haptikos ‘able to touch or grasp’, from haptein ‘fasten’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: haptic