Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or written in dialogue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or relating to dialogue
  • adj. written in dialogue
  • adj. Of or relating to dialogism

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or partaking of the nature of a dialogue; dialogistic.

Etymologies

From Greek διαλογικός (dialogikos) “related to a dialogue”, from ancient Greek διάλογος (dialogos) “conversation, discourse, dialogue”. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One such method is called dialogic reading, developed by Dr. Grover J.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • I had to pretend to understand something he called dialogic discourse.

    Reading, it’s better than ever « Exile on Ninth Street

  • What's more, such a collaboration is an example par excellence of what Mikhail Bakhtin called the dialogic novel: a democratic hybrid of competing voices through which we must navigate our way ears as oars again.

    The Echo Chamber by Luke Williams – review

  • Graham positioned himself as what might be called a dialogic kind of leader, not a confrontationalist.

    Monroe Price: Evangelism and the Olympics

  • We need to be sure our school libraries are centres where the doors are open and inviting for these students, where they know that the teacher-librarian is there to support and to provide the opportunities to workshop the learning according to their needs in a "caring, respectful, and 'dialogic' relationship."

    October 2008

  • In collaboration with teachers, the teacher-librarian creates a search space in which young learners can think and talk about the complex issues of the "dialogic" inquiry they are undertaking.

    School Library: For the Love of Learning

  • As "representations of pastness," spoken historical narratives are, as Elizabeth Tonkin has described oral history, "actively 'dialogic': they are social activities in real time," their meaning depending on the occasion for and objective of the performance, on shared rhetorical rules and expectations of genre, and on the relationship between teller and audience.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Akanksa invalidates the autonomy of a word in a sentence and renders it "dialogic" or networked "across to the other words."

    Holonic sequence

  • -- one of the fascinating things about the novel is how it uses fantasy in a kind of dialogic approach to reality, thus illuminating both.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • The President has the same dialogic vision of faith and doctrine, the same as that of Catholic doctrine.

    Social doctrine

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