Definition of acoustic
- acoustic apparatus of the ear
- acoustic energy
- acoustic tile
the acoustic properties of a room
She loves listening to acoustic folk music.
an acoustic performance of a rock-and-roll song
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First Known Use: 1635See Words from the same year
: of or relating to sound or to the sense of hearing
of a musical instrument : not having its sound changed by electrical devices
: made with or using acoustic instruments
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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