Definition of glossolalic in English:



  • See glossolalia

    • ‘The issue largely depends on whether the oracle normally gave her responses in glossolalic or in intelligible speech.’
    • ‘The passage is a scathing criticism of the pentecostalist view of the glossolalic utterance.’
    • ‘It's definitely music, although occasionally glossolalic.’
    • ‘Thus glossolalic speech tends to resemble the early speech qualities of young children before they organize all the various parts of the adult language.’
    • ‘As implied by the glossolalic repetition of ‘ode’ in the title, the book's labor is measured in productive juxtapositions; its ambition is to turn cramming into singing.’