echoic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or resembling an echo.
    • Imitative of natural sounds; onomatopoeic: an echoic term.
    • Of or related to an echo
    • imitative of an audio; onomatopoeic.
    • created in imitation of an all natural sound; -- of words. Contrasted to nonechoic.
    • Like or feature of an echo.
    • (of terms) formed in replica of a normal sound
    • want or characteristic of an echo
  • others:
    • related to or created by echoism; onomatopoetic. See herb under echoism.

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