phonic

adjective pho·nic \ ˈfä-nik also ˈfō- \
|Updated on: 27 May 2018

Definition of phonic

1 : of, relating to, or producing sound : acoustic
2 a : of or relating to the sounds of speech
b : of or relating to phonics

phonically

play \ˈfä-ni-k(ə-)lē also ˈfō-\ adverb

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First Known Use of phonic

1823

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of phonic for English Language Learners

  • linguistics : of or relating to speech sounds or phonics


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phonic

adjective pho·nic \ ˈfän-ik, except 2b also ˈfō-nik \

medical Definition of phonic

1 : of, relating to, or producing sound
2 a : of or relating to the sounds of speech
b : of or relating to phonics

phonically

play \-(ə-)lē\ adverb

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