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

 

paralinguistic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpærəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpærəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk//
 
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relating to communication through ways other than words, for example tone of voice, expressions on your face and actions
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: paralinguistic