New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 5, 2020

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Today’s pangrams are HOMOPHONIC and MONOPHONIC.

HOMOPHONIC is defined as having a single melodic line with accompaniment. It is also defined as having the same sound.

MONOPHONIC is defined as designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel. It is also defined as consisting of a single melodic line.

CHINO is defined as a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms.

CHOMP is defined as chew noisily. It is also defined as the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws.

CHOP is defined as cut into pieces. It is also defined as a grounder that bounces high in the air. It is also defined as cut with a hacking tool. It is also defined as a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball. It is also defined as a jaw. It is also defined as a small cut of meat including part of a rib. It is also defined as form or shape by chopping. It is also defined as hit sharply. It is also defined as move suddenly. It is also defined as strike sharply, as in some sports. It is also defined as the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide).

The word CIOPPINO has no known definition.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COCOON is defined as retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment. It is also defined as silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs. It is also defined as wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection.

COHO is defined as small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes. It is also defined as fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes.

COIN is defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money. It is also defined as make up.

COMIC is defined as arousing or provoking laughter. It is also defined as a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts. It is also defined as of or relating to or characteristic of comedy.

COMMON is defined as a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area. It is also defined as common to or shared by two or more parties. It is also defined as being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language. It is also defined as commonly encountered. It is also defined as lacking refinement or cultivation or taste. It is also defined as of or associated with the great masses of people. It is also defined as of low or inferior quality or value. It is also defined as belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public. It is also defined as having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual. It is also defined as to be expected; standard.

COMP is defined as an intensive examination testing a student’s proficiency in some special field of knowledge.

CONCH is defined as any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip.

CONIC is defined as (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone. It is also defined as relating to or resembling a cone.

COOP is defined as an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept. It is also defined as a farm building for housing poultry.

HIPPO is defined as an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria. It is also defined as massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa.

HONCHO is defined as a person who exercises control over workers.

HOOCH is defined as an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor.

HOOP is defined as horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball. It is also defined as a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling. It is also defined as a small arch used as croquet equipment. It is also defined as a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt. It is also defined as bind or fasten with a hoop.

ICON is defined as a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface. It is also defined as a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church. It is also defined as (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.

ICONIC is defined as relating to or having the characteristics on an icon.

IONIC is defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions. It is also defined as of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture. It is also defined as of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language.

MINION is defined as a servile or fawning dependant.

The word MOCHI has no known definition.

MONO is defined as designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel. It is also defined as an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing.

MOOCH is defined as ask for and get free; be a parasite. It is also defined as someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free).

MOON is defined as United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920). It is also defined as the light of the Moon. It is also defined as be idle in a listless or dreamy way. It is also defined as the period between successive new moons (29.531 days). It is also defined as have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake. It is also defined as any natural satellite of a planet. It is also defined as any object resembling a moon. It is also defined as expose one’s buttocks to. It is also defined as the natural satellite of the Earth.

NINCOMPOOP is defined as a stupid foolish person.

NONCOM is defined as a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

ONION is defined as bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb. It is also defined as an aromatic flavorful vegetable. It is also defined as the bulb of an onion plant.

OOMPH is defined as attractiveness to the opposite sex. It is also defined as the activeness of an energetic personality.

OPINION is defined as the reason for a court’s judgment (as opposed to the decision itself). It is also defined as the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision. It is also defined as a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty. It is also defined as a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof. It is also defined as a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people. It is also defined as a vague idea in which some confidence is placed.

PHONIC is defined as of or relating to speech sounds. It is also defined as pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading. It is also defined as relating to speech.

The word PHONO has no known definition.

PINION is defined as bind the arms of. It is also defined as wing of a bird. It is also defined as any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird. It is also defined as a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack. It is also defined as cut the wings off (of birds).

POMP is defined as ceremonial elegance and splendor. It is also defined as cheap or pretentious or vain display.

The word POMPOM has no known definition.

PONCHO is defined as a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head.

POOCH is defined as round one’s lips as if intending to kiss. It is also defined as informal terms for dogs.

The word POOH has no known definition.

POOP is defined as obscene terms for feces. It is also defined as the rear part of a ship. It is also defined as slang terms for inside information. It is also defined as a stupid foolish person.

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