euphonic

[ yoo-fon-ik ]
/ yuˈfɒn ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to or characterized by euphony.

Nearby words

  1. euphemiously,
  2. euphemism,
  3. euphemistic,
  4. euphemize,
  5. euphonia,
  6. euphonious,
  7. euphoniously,
  8. euphonium,
  9. euphonize,
  10. euphony

Also Archaic, eu·phon·i·cal.

Origin of euphonic

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

Related formseu·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 Formseuphonically or euphoniously, adverbeuphoniousness, noun

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