[ sound-uh-lahyk ]
/ ˈsaʊnd əˌlaɪk /
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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 look-alike
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How to use soundalike in a sentence
The over-the-top acting and pitiful effects are nothing—the winner here is the theme song, performed by a Johnny Cash-soundalike.Outlandish Work Training Videos: Alabama’s Mass Shooting Film & More|Kevin Fallon|January 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for soundalike
/ (ˈsaʊndəˌlaɪk) /
- a person or thing that sounds like another, often well known, person or thing
- (as modifier)a soundalike band
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