Definition of 'demotic'
- a simplified cursive form of the ancient hieratic script; "Demotic script was eventually replaced by Greek"
Synonyms: Demotic script
- the modern Greek vernacular
- of or written in or belonging to the form of modern Greek based on colloquial use
- of or for the common people; "demotic entertainments"; "demotic speech"; "a poet with a keen ear for demotic rhythms"