a question uttered by a listener that in effect repeats a speaker’s sentence, replacing an unclear or doubted portion of the sentence with a stressed interrogative word, as You said WHAT to John? or He WHAT?
noun 1. a poem in which the words or syllables at the end of a line are repeated as a response in the next line, often for ironic purpose.
[ek-oh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈɛk oʊˌvaɪ rəs/ noun, plural echoviruses. 1. any of numerous retroviruses of the picornavirus group, some harmless and others associated with various human disorders, as aseptic meningitis. /ˈɛkəʊˌvaɪrəs/ noun 1. any of a group of viruses that can cause symptoms of mild meningitis, the common cold, or infections of the intestinal and respiratory […]
[ekht] /ɛxt/ adjective, German. 1. real; authentic; genuine. /ɛçt; English ɛkt/ adjective 1. real; genuine; authentic European Conference on Hypertext.
[ee-sig-uh-ret] /ˈiˌsɪg əˌrɛt/ noun 1. a device used to simulate the experience of smoking, having a cartridge with a heater that vaporizes liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.