ideograph ideograph

Definition(s):

  • (n) a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it

Usage(s):

  1. To operate the machine, a typist must memorize 5,400 combinations of four numbers each; every combination represents a Chinese word or ideograph.
  2. Japanese propagandists would soon have their own ideograph for the precise, mild-mannered Pennsylvania Dutchman who is impatient to get the war over so he can go sailboating.
  3. Investigators found there incendiary bomb fragments with Japanese ideograph markings.
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indigent indigent
/ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt /