Definition of

I.q.

  1. (noun, linkdef) a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)

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Synonyms of I.q.

intelligence quotient, iq

Alternate forms of I.q.

Hyponyms: adult intelligence, borderline intelligence

Hypernyms: ratio

Origin of the word I.q.

  1. 1922, abbreviation of intelligence quotient, a 1921 translation of Ger. Intelligenz-quotient, coined 1912 by W.L. Stern. more

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