Definition of post-Bloomfieldian in English:

post-Bloomfieldian

adjective

Linguistics
  • Subsequent to the work of the American linguist Leonard Bloomfield (1887–1949), specifically designating or relating to American structural linguistics in the 1950s.

noun

Linguistics
  • A follower or adherent of the American structuralist school of linguistics which developed in the 1950s.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Fred Householder (b. 1913). From post- + Bloomfieldian.

Pronunciation

post-Bloomfieldian

/ˌpəʊs(t)bluːmˈfiːldɪən/