echo·ic | \ə-ˈkō-ik, e-\

Definition of echoic 

1 : formed in imitation of some natural sound : onomatopoeic

2 : of or relating to an echo

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The song also features a few verses spit by Gucci Mane over a echoic bass just before the song builds into a moment of blissful release. Sadie Bell, Billboard, "Fifth Harmony & Camila Cabello's Singles: Which One is Better? Vote!," 2 June 2017

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First Known Use of echoic

circa 1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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to reject or criticize sharply

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