Indexical definition

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A word or expression whose reference may vary from speaker to speaker.
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Of or having the function of an index.
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(linguistics) Deictic.
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A deictic word or element.
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Of, having to do with, or serving as an indexical.
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Of, pertaining to, or like, an index; having the form of an index.
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(linguistics, philosophy) Having the character of pointing to, or indicating, a particular state of affairs.
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(linguistics, philosophy) An indexical statement.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
indexical
Plural:
indexicals

Origin of indexical

  • index +‎ -ical

    From Wiktionary