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euphonic

[ yoo-fon-ik ]
/ yuˈfɒn ɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to or characterized by euphony.

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Also Archaic, eu·phon·i·cal .

Origin of euphonic

First recorded in 1805–15; euphon(y) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM euphonic

eu·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbeu·phon·i·cal·ness, nounun·eu·phon·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for euphonic

euphonic

euphonious (juːˈfəʊnɪəs)

/ (juːˈfɒnɪk) /

adjective

denoting or relating to euphony; pleasing to the ear
(of speech sounds) altered for ease of pronunciation

Derived forms of euphonic

euphonically or euphoniously, adverbeuphoniousness, noun
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