Definition of exegetic in English:

exegetic

adjective

  • See exegesis

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

exegetic

/ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪk/