Definition of semaphoric in US English:

semaphoric

adjective

  • See semaphore

    • ‘The same could be said for most of the world's capitals, reduced in their filmic incarnations to semaphoric rough sketches, tourist snapshots, or broad caricatures.’
    • ‘I watched his semaphoric interchange with the conductor, his head-tip, cocking an ear toward his own hands, his right foot in rhythm with his senses on the pedal.’

Pronunciation

semaphoric

/ˌseməˈfôrik/