homophonous [huh-mof-uh-nuh s, hoh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. identical in pronunciation.

Origin of homophonous 1745–55; Greek homóphōnos of the same sound; see homo-, phon-, -ous Examples from the Web for homophonous Historical Examples of homophonous

  • Homophonous: words differently written but indistinguishable in sound, applied to different conceptions.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

  • British Dictionary definitions for homophonous homophonous adjective

    1. of, relating to, or denoting a homophone

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