Definition of Echo


  • an imitation or repetition
    "the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life"
  • a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.
    "his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"
    "Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man"
  • a reflected television or radio or radar beam
  • a reply that repeats what has just been said
  • (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained
  • the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps"
    - sound reflection


  • call to mind
    "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"
  • ring or echo with sound
    "the hall resounded with laughter"
  • to say again or imitate
    "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Echo

  • Scrabble® score of the echo (9)
  • Word Chums® score of the echo (12)
  • Words With Friends® score of the echo (9)

Unscramble echo

14 unscramble word found using the letters echo.

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