Al·pha·bet·ic Al·pha·bet·ic·al a.
1. Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic characters, writing, languages, arrangement. English has an alphabetical writing system.
2. Literal. [Obs.] “Alphabetical servility.”
adj 1: relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an
alphabet; "alphabetical writing system" [syn: alphabetic]
2: arranged in order according to the alphabet; "an alphabetic
arrangement"; "dictionaries list words in alphabetical
order" [syn: alphabetic] [ant: analphabetic]