Definition of stylophone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstīləˌfōn/


A miniature electronic musical instrument producing a distinctive buzzing sound when a stylus is drawn along its metal keyboard.
Example sentences
  • Lashing whips, hollow gunshots, meaningless choruses, whistling, echoing pipes, tubular bells and stylophones are all tipped into the collage.
  • Crackly vinyl sounds on laid-back guitar and stylophone close this album off with a warm smile and handshake, on the beautiful, beautiful ‘Last Walk Around Mirror Lake’.
  • On one such visit to London, we chanced upon a stylophone.

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Syllabification: sty·lo·phone

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