Definition of Myers–Briggs in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪəzˈbrɪɡz/


  • 1Attributive Designating or relating to a psychometric test used to classify a person into any of sixteen, loosely Jungian personality types by evaluating the choices made when the person is presented with a number of pairs of words or possible responses to hypothetical situations, and asked which of each pair is more appealing. Especially in "Myers–Briggs Type Indicator".

    Myers–Briggs Type Indicator is a trademark.

  • 2The Myers–Briggs psychometric test.


1950s. From the names of Isabel Briggs Myers, U.S. psychologist, and her mother Katharine Cook Briggs, who developed the test.