echolalic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

echolalia +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

echolalic (not comparable)

  1. (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.

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Noun[edit]

echolalic (plural echolalics)

  1. An individual who exhibits echolalia.