iconomatic

/ (aɪˌkɒnəˈmætɪk) /


adjective
  1. employing pictures to represent not objects themselves but the sound of their names

Origin of iconomatic

1
C19: from Greek, from eikon image + onoma name

Derived forms of iconomatic

  • iconomaticism (aɪˌkɒnəˈmætɪˌsɪzəm), noun

Words Nearby iconomatic

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How to use iconomatic in a sentence

  • Architecture and sculpture had attained there a great perfection, as well as ideographic and iconomatic writing (see p. 140).

    The Races of Man | Joseph Deniker