homophonous homophonous


  • (adj) characteristic of the phenomenon of words of different origins that are pronounced the same way


  • Harry Reid: ‘Republicans Are Addicted to Koch’

    Senate majority leader Harry Reid stepped up his war of rhetoric against conservative billionaires and liberal bogeymen the Koch brothers on Tuesday, saying on the Senate floor that his Republican colleagues are “addicted to Koch.” Reid’s play on words — Charles and David Koch share a homophonous name with a recreational drug — came less than a week after Reid called the brothers “un-American ...
    on March 5, 2014     Source: Swampland

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /