symphonic

[ sim-fon-ik ]
/ sɪmˈfɒn ɪk /

adjective

Music. of, for, pertaining to, or having the character of a symphony or symphony orchestra.
of or relating to symphony or harmony of sounds.
characterized by similarity of sound, as words.

Nearby words

  1. sympetalous,
  2. symphalangism,
  3. symphile,
  4. symphonette,
  5. symphonia,
  6. symphonic poem,
  7. symphonie fantastique,
  8. symphonious,
  9. symphoniously,
  10. symphonist

Origin of symphonic

First recorded in 1855–60; symphon(y) + -ic

Related formssym·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sym·phon·ic, adjectivenon·sym·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·sym·phon·ic, adjective

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Word Origin and History for symphonic

symphonic

adj.

1854 (implied in symphonically); see symphony + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper