Definition of dyslexic in English:

dyslexic

(also dyslectic)

adjective

  • Relating to or affected by dyslexia.

    ‘dyslexic children perform well in oral tests’
    • ‘He's severely dyslexic, barely reading at a second-grade level.’
    • ‘Dyslexic adults, however, tend to continue to have difficulty with language skills throughout their lives.’
    • ‘And we actually do believe that the problem in the dyslexic brain begins with the formation of the cortex.’
    • ‘These days he'd be diagnosed as dyslexic but not in the early 1960s.’
    • ‘I'm now teaching part-time at Kingston University, one-to-one tutorials with dyslexic students.’

noun

  • A person who has dyslexia.

    ‘dyslexics can have difficulty writing by hand’
    • ‘These trends were based solely on measures used to classify dyslexics into subtypes (namely pseudo-word and irregular-word accuracy).’
    • ‘Most of the studies involving developmental dyslexics have looked at individual cases.’
    • ‘While the St Oswald's unit caters for severe dyslexics, less severe cases are catered for in mainstream education at schools across the city.’
    • ‘There was no significant socio-economic status difference between the 31 dyslexics and the 19 average readers.’
    • ‘Wilkinson was an unrecognised dyslexic who spent most of his schooldays staring out of the window.’

Pronunciation

dyslexic

/dəsˈlɛksɪk//dəsˈleksik/