-sounding

[[t]-saʊndɪŋ[/t]]
COMB in ADJ-GRADED
-sounding combines with adjectives to indicate a quality that a word, phrase, or name seems to have.
See also high-sounding

Many literary academics simply parrot a set of impressive-sounding phrases.

...faraway places with strange-sounding names.


English dictionary. 2008.

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