- An example of something homophonic is a piece of music with chords, where two instruments play the same line of melody in the same rhythm; however, one instrument plays one note and a second intrument places a note in harmony.
- An example of homophonic words are pair and pear.
The definition of homophonic is having one sound or line of melody at a time that is played by multiple instruments at the same time, or two words that are pronounced the same but differ in their meanings.
- Music having one melodic line at a time, the other voices or parts serving as accompaniment
Origin of homophonicfrom Classical Greek homoph?nos, of the same sound ( from homos, same + ph?n?, sound: see phone) + -ic
- Having the same sound.
- Having or characterized by a single melodic line with accompaniment.
Origin of homophonicFrom Greek homophōnos homo- homo- phōnē sound ; see phone 2.