echonoun [C]uk /ˈek.əʊ/ us /-oʊ/ (plural echoes)
echo noun [C] (SOUND)
- You could hear the echo of footsteps in the stairwell of the building.
- He shouted into the mouth of the cave and waited for the echo.
- Bats have very poor eyesight but they use echoes to locate objects in the dark.
- There's nobody down the well - it's the echo of your own voice you are hearing.
- It was quite spooky when a second later the echo could be heard repeating down the valley.
echo noun [C] (SIMILAR DETAIL)
- a blast from the past idiom
- be engraved on sb's memory/mind idiom
- be etched on/in sb's memory idiom
- be your epitaph idiom
- jog sb's memory idiom
- let's see idiom
- ring a bell idiom
- stamped on sb's memory idiom
- stick in sb's mind/head/memory idiom
- take sb back
You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:
echoverbuk /ˈek.əʊ/ us /-oʊ/
echo verb (SOUND)
echo verb (SIMILAR DETAILS)