Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of echo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Reflecting sounds so as to create multiple echoes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of sounds) repeating by reflection

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dance went on to explain that she was a failed folksinger but had found musical redemption in the project that she and Martine Christensen operateda website called American Tunes, the name echoing Paul Simons evocative anthem to the country from the 1970s.

    Roadside Crosses

  • “Malygos …” Krasus called, the name echoing through the glittering chamber.

    THE SUNDERING

  • Jane, he thought, her name echoing around in his brain—Jane, Jane, Jane.

    An Accidental Greek Wedding

  • Stevens shouted in response, the word echoing off the walls of the small room.

    Home Fires

  • “Caine!” she cried, his name echoing back along the hard, cold stone.

    The Pleasure Seekers

  • There was Roy calling after me, my name echoing around me.

    Lightning Strikes

  • In late 1965 Time magazine ran a cover article with the title echoing Milton Friedman's statement that "We Are All Keynesians Now".

    Born Again Redneck

  • For instance, DocArtz offers a recap of the last LOST episode, Ab Aeterno, with a title echoing the Book of Job and an exploration of religion themes.

    The Best and Worst of Religion and Sci-Fi Today

  • He would probably find himself at Harvard or Yale, with Gordon Brown's voice echoing from a room down the corridor.

    Under Ed Miliband's lead, Labour's new generation must step up

  • I was thinking about this on the way home, and I think it's eerie to see your word echoing my thoughts, that in spite of what you want or what I want, the point of being a hero is that, in spite of the support group they might have, in the end they are on their own, as heroes are, when they go off to do their heroic deed.

    Supernatural: Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid - Pink Raygun.com

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  • My adjectival use: 'They loved to play under the echoing bridge.'

    August 22, 2011