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phonetic spelling


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. spelling in phonetic characters, each representing one sound only; -- contrasted with Romanic spelling, or that by the use of the Roman alphabet.


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  • His laugh was even phonier than his smile, sounding like he was reading aloud from a phonetic spelling of laughter.

    Dexter in the Dark


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