Definitions of deictic
  1. noun
    a word specifying identity or spatial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs
    synonyms: deictic word
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    type of:
    a unit of language that native speakers can identify
  2. adjective
    relating to or characteristic of a word whose reference depends on the circumstances of its use
    deictic pronouns”
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