a person or thing that sounds like another, especially a better known or more famous prototype: a whole spate of Elvis Presley soundalikes.
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Origin of soundalike
1965–70; noun use of verb phrase sound alike, on the model of lookalike
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- a person or thing that sounds like another, often well known, person or thing
- (as modifier)a soundalike band
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