Pertaining to, or suffering from autism.
2. noun
A person suffering from autism.

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  • autistic — [[t]ɔːtɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ An autistic person suffers from autism …   English dictionary

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  • autistic — adjective or noun see autism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • autistic — See autist. * * * …   Universalium

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