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echolalic (not comparable)
- (clinical psychology) Of or pertaining to echolalia.
1984, Jon Eisenson, Aphasia and related disorders in children, page 30:
- Their echolalic responses may be much more extensive than the single words or short phrases that are characteristic of normal echolalia. Thus, a pseudoverbal autistic child may respond to "Do you want a cookie, Jimmy?" with a replication of the very same words.
echolalic (plural echolalics)
- An individual who exhibits echolalia.