Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An expert in phonetics.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is versed in or is a student of phonetics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One versed in phonetics; a phonetist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun linguistics A person who specializes in the study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols.
  • noun linguistics A dialectologist; a person who studies regional differences in speech sounds.

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

  • noun a specialist in phonetics

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Examples

  • All of this I must say with the caveat that I am a syntactician and not a phonetician; these are impressions not based in observation but introspection, and there is no quicker way to discover a false truth than introspection.

    “Ms.”-ing the point « Motivated Grammar

  • On a personal note, I have to thank Eva for chairing the committee which appointed me to my post in Trondheim in 1973, when I was a young phonetician part way through my research into the rhythmic structure of Spanish.

    Eva Sivertsen | Linguism | Language Blog

  • He was a trained phonetician so he took very good notes.

    Helping the Hearing Impaired

  • Being a pretty good amateur phonetician, I base the phonetics of my language on that of a real language.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Being a pretty good amateur phonetician, I base the phonetics of my language on that of a real language.

    Antiquarian Weird Tales: L Sprague de Camp (1950)

  • As a phonetician rahter than a stylistics expert, I thought he was particularly good at the prosodic stuff as well, which you mention in passing.

    On Obama's victory style

  • Apparently, Mark Liberman, PhD, the phonetician at the University of Pennsylvania who runs the Language Log, had the same questions about the study that I had.

    Find Your Focus Zone

  • Our resident phonetician often gets called on by the police for forensic consulting work.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Our resident phonetician often gets called on by the police for forensic consulting work.

    Styleygeek assists with a crime!

  • Apparently, Mark Liberman, PhD, the phonetician at the University of Pennsylvania who runs the Language Log, had the same questions about the study that I had.

    Find Your Focus Zone

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