Definition of Ideophone

1. Noun. A word that utilizes sound symbolism to express aspects of events that can be experienced by the senses, like smell, color, shape, sound, action, or movement. ¹



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Definition of Ideophone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ideophone

ideologising
ideologist
ideologists
ideologize
ideologized
ideologizes
ideologizing
ideologue
ideologues
ideology
ideomotion
ideomotor
ideomotor effect
ideophobia
ideophobias
ideophone (current term)
ideophones
ideoplastia
ideopolis
ideopolises
ideopolitical
ideoscape
ideoscapes
ides
ides of March
idesia
ideæ
ideæsthesia
idio-
idioagglutinin

Literary usage of Ideophone

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1. The Realm of Reality by William J. Murray (1922)
"stupidity, or sluggishness; and the ideophone merely illustrates what ... It all depends on the kind of song you sing into the ideophone of the mind as to ..."

2. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"Word. — N. word, term, vocable; name &c. 564; phrase &c. 566; root, etymon; derivative; part of speech &c. (grammar) 567; ideophone. dictionary, vocabulary, ..."

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