Definitions for vocalicvoʊˈkæl ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•cal•icvoʊˈkæl ɪk(adj.)

  1. of or resembling a vowel.

    Category: Phonetics

  2. consisting of or containing vowels.

    Category: Phonetics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vocalic(adj)

    being or containing or characterized by vowels

    "vocalic sounds"; "the Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic"- Walter Scott

  2. vocalic(adj)

    relating to or associated with or containing a vowel

    "vocalic segments"; "the vocalic ablaut"


  1. vocalic(Adjective)

    Used as a vowel, as opposed to consonantal, especially in Latin. (vocalic y)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocalic(adj)

    of or pertaining to vowel sounds; consisting of the vowel sounds


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