phonogenic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phono- +‎ -genic

Adjective[edit]

phonogenic (comparative more phonogenic, superlative most phonogenic)

  1. (dated, of a musical artist or sound) Suited to audio recording, particularly to being on a phonograph record
    • 1959, Records in Review: 1959[1], page 260:
      Artur Rodzinski was a phonogenic conductor. He enjoyed making records, and this unquestionably was one of the reasons he made so many fine ones.

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