echophrasia ech·o·phra·si·a (ěk’ō-frā’zē-ə, -zhə)
- Echo plate
noun 1. (in sound recording or broadcasting) an electromechanical device for producing echo and reverberation effects
[ek-oh-prak-see-uh] /ˌɛk oʊˈpræk si ə/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. the abnormal repetition of the actions of another person. /ˌɛkəʊˈpræksɪə/ noun 1. the involuntary imitation of the actions of others n. 1904, from Greek ekho (see echo (n.)) + praxis “action” (see praxis). echopraxia ech·o·prax·i·a (ěk’ō-prāk’sē-ə) n. The involuntary imitation of movements made by another. Also called […]
noun, Grammar. 1. 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.