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Meaning of PHONIC

Pronunciation:  'fânik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  pertaining to phones or speech sounds
  2. [adj]  relating to speech
  3. [adj]  pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading

PHONIC is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Phon"ic\, a. [Gr. ? sound: cf. F. phonique.]
Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic.

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