Definition of polyphonous in English:


Pronunciation /-fənəs/



See polyphony

‘So the aim is not to do without language, but to multiply its styles and to find ways of players of different language games to create huge, polyphonous, cacophonous, callipygous symphonies.’
  • ‘He is valuable only in underlining the need for Scotland to desist from its love for the underwhelming underdog and embrace the polyphonous diversity and universality of jazz, wherever it may reside.’
  • ‘Hukkle doesn't have any dialogue, but the rustle of everyday existence is turned up extra loud until everything seems to be asserting its frequency in the polyphonous drone of the phenomenal world.’