Definition of exegetic in English:

exegetic

adjective

  • See exegesis

    • ‘According to my teachers, even the Oral Law, the commentary that makes the written Torah intelligible, was deduced by the sages according to definite exegetic principles also given at Sinai.’
    • ‘In this manner diegetic and exegetic processes are naturally blurred: a particular effort of abstraction has been to divide them.’
    • ‘Various other exegetic books and lives of saints go under his name; he is also the author of at least one religious poem.’
    • ‘The merit of Okpewho's project and the value of this sort of localized exegetic approach thus seem counterbalanced by the polarized perspective of the author.’

Pronunciation

exegetic

/ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪk/