Definition of phonostylistics in English:

phonostylistics

noun

  • The study of the stylistic implications of phonetic variation, or, more generally, of different kinds of sounds.

Origin

1950s. From phono- + stylistic: see -ic, probably after French phonostylistique, itself after German Lautstilistik.

Pronunciation

phonostylistics

/ˌfəʊnəʊstʌɪˈlɪstɪks/