homophone : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words


haw muh fohn

  • n  two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)

  • The Dow (which has no relationship whatever with its Chinese homophone) has become the Schadenfreude Index.
  • Will you prevent me from seeing in the homophone-melodic constitution of our music a condition of musical civilizationin contrast to the old contrapuntal polyphone culture?".
News & Articles

  • Good morning: Language can be fascinating subject
    If you are an English teacher, you will enjoy this article. If you are not an English teacher, you might learn something; I did. I saw these words — homonym, homograph and homophone — and decided to do some research, which then got me started on writing about a few more words.
    Sept. 7, 2013 - The Journal-Standard

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image