of, relating to, or characteristic of a phonograph.
of, relating to, or noting phonography.

Sometimes pho·no·graph·i·cal.

Origin of phonographic

1830–40 in sense “pertaining to phonograms”; 1878 for current senses; phonograph, phonograph(y) + -ic
Related formspho·no·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for phonographic



of or relating to phonography
of or relating to the recording of music
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Word Origin and History for phonographic

1840, originally in reference to shorthand; see phono- + graphic. Modern sense from 1878.

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