Definition of psychophonetics in English:

psychophonetics

noun

Linguistics
  • The branch of phonetics that deals with the mental aspects of speech sound production. Usually contrasted with physiophonetics.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Maître Phonétique. From psycho- + phonetics, after Polish psychofonetyka. Compare German Psychophonetik. Compare earlier psychophonetic.

Pronunciation

psychophonetics

/ˌsʌɪkəʊfəˈnɛtɪks/