homophonous

[ huh-mof-uh-nuh s, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒf ə nəs, hoʊ- /
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adjective

identical in pronunciation.

Nearby words

  1. homophobia,
  2. homophobic,
  3. homophone,
  4. homophones,
  5. homophonic,
  6. homophony,
  7. homophyly,
  8. homoplastic,
  9. homoplastic graft,
  10. homoplasty

Origin of homophonous

1745–55; < Greek homóphōnos of the same sound; see homo-, phon-, -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for homophonous

homophonous

/ (hɒˈmɒfənəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or denoting a homophone
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