parenthetical

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæ.ɹən.θɛt.ɪkl̩/

Adjective[edit]

parenthetical (not comparable)

  1. using, containing, or within parentheses (like this)
  2. that explains or qualifies something
  3. that is incidental

Noun[edit]

parenthetical (plural parentheticals)

  1. A word or phrase within parentheses.
  2. (screenwriting) A descriptor or modifier enclosed within parentheses and put, indented, in a line of dialogue to describe how it should be acted or directed onscreen.