Definition of Nonlinguistic Symbol
(noun) A symbol that is not expressed using vocalized language, such as body language or a status symbol.
Examples of Nonlinguistic Symbol
- A status symbol, such as an expensive car or custom tailored suit, convey symbolic meaning.
- Body language, such as interpreting facial expressions as indicators of moods.
Nonlinguistic Symbol Pronunciation
Syllabification: non·lin·guis·tic sym·bol
- Plural: nonlinguistic symbols
- Variant spelling: non-linguistic symbol
Cite the Definition of Nonlinguistic Symbol
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “nonlinguistic symbol.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 29, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
nonlinguistic symbol. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “nonlinguistic symbol.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 29, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“nonlinguistic symbol.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 29 May. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/>.