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Definition of "homographs" [homographs]

  • Plural form of homograph. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "homographs" in a sentence
  • "“Bass” (the fish) and “bass” (the musical instrument) are homographs."
  • "Some are homographs with entirely different significances, such as coin (‘neighborhood’ in French, a form of money in English), or chair (‘flesh’ in French, a place to sit in English)."
  • "First, compared to homophones, like 'bank' (the noun) and 'bank' (the verb) you may notice that a lot of homographs are di- or tri-syllabic and homophones monosyllabic."