homophonic [hom-uh-fon-ik, hoh-muh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- having the same sound.
- Music. having one part or melody predominating (opposed to polyphonic).
These tendencies are designated by the terms Homophonic and Polyphonic.
Walter Raymond Spalding
British Dictionary definitions for homophonic homophonic adjective
- of or relating to homophony
- of or relating to music in which the parts move together rather than independently
Derived Formshomophonically, adverb