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



BrE BrE//ˈlɪniəmənts//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪniəmənts//
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the typical features of something Her actions were marked with the lineaments of her character. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin lineamentum, from lineare ‘make straight’, from linea ‘a line’ (see line1).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lineaments