homophone

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈhɒməfəʊ̯n/ or /ˈhəʊməfəʊ̯n/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈhɑːməfoʊ̯n/ or /ˈhoʊməfoʊ̯n/
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NounEdit

Singular
homophone

Plural
homophones

  1. (countable) A word that sounds like another word, even though they have different meanings.
    "Right" and "write" are homophones.