soundalike

noun
sound·​alike | \ ˈsau̇n-də-ˌlīk How to pronounce soundalike (audio) \

Definition of soundalike

: one that sounds like another

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soundalike adjective

Examples of soundalike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More: Who is NF, the Eminem-soundalike who beat Chance the Rapper for No. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "Christian hip hop is having a moment: 6 rappers you should know, including chart-topper NF," 15 Aug. 2019 Best of all, Microsoft renegotiated the rights to the original music instead of (as is common) swapping it out for soundalikes. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: Alan Wake is back on sale after a 17 month absence, Layers of Fear 2 announced," 26 Oct. 2018 There’s a Chris Pratt soundalike to match a photo of his face that occasionally advises you. Steven Strom, Ars Technica, "Jurassic World Evolution," 19 June 2018 Best of all, Microsoft renegotiated the rights to the original music instead of (as is common) swapping it out for soundalikes. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: Alan Wake is back on sale after a 17 month absence, Layers of Fear 2 announced," 26 Oct. 2018 There’s a Chris Pratt soundalike to match a photo of his face that occasionally advises you. Steven Strom, Ars Technica, "Jurassic World Evolution," 19 June 2018 Part of that is by design, because Sebastian is a straight-up badass (and is voiced by a hilariously over-the-top Kiefer Sutherland soundalike). Scott Meslow, GQ, "The Evil Within 2 Review: Should Horror Games Be Hard?," 20 Oct. 2017 A 14-track album is bound to have some duds, and many of Rainbow’s less-impressive tracks are soundalikes of other pop stars, from the Katy Perry-channelling Learn to Let Go to the Meghan Trainor-style playground pop of Boogie Feet. Maeve Mcdermott, USA TODAY, "Review: With 'Rainbow,' Kesha is an artist reborn," 10 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of soundalike

1970, in the meaning defined above

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2 Nov 2019

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“Soundalike.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soundalike. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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