[ hom-uh-fon-ik, hoh-muh- ]
/ ˌhɒm əˈfɒn ɪk, ˌhoʊ mə- /
having the same sound.
Music. having one part or melody predominating (opposed to polyphonic).
Words nearby homophonic
OTHER WORDS FROM homophonichom·o·phon·i·cal·ly, adverb
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These tendencies are designated by the terms Homophonic and Polyphonic.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
British Dictionary definitions for homophonic
/ (ˌhɒməˈfɒnɪk) /
of or relating to homophony
of or relating to music in which the parts move together rather than independently
Derived forms of homophonichomophonically, adverb
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