sound·​alike ˈsau̇n-də-ˌlīk How to pronounce soundalike (audio)
: one that sounds like another
soundalike adjective

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Or maybe even the Scream killer soundalike captions reader on TikTok. Vulture, 11 Sep. 2022 Most of the time, though, the movie feels like a caricature of a soundalike—a spoof informed less by a love of pop-music lore than an abiding fandom of Weird Al music videos. Jesse Hassenger, Chron, 2 Nov. 2022 When some venues asked Deacon Productions if a Beatles soundalike band could be added to the company’s series of tributes, Abbey Road was born. Jessi Vritusio, Chicago Tribune, 20 Oct. 2022 Online comment sections became heated debate forums, with naysayers knocking the group as some prefab Zeppelin soundalike. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, 13 Mar. 2022 The younger Kilmer recorded voice-over written by his dad, providing Val with a poignant and spot-on soundalike narrator. Tyler Aquilina,, 5 Aug. 2021 The classic show inspired the ride's theme, including a retconned Rod Serling soundalike. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 29 June 2020 More: Who is NF, the Eminem-soundalike who beat Chance the Rapper for No. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, 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, 26 Oct. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soundalike was in 1970

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Cite this Entry

“Soundalike.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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