- IPA: /'vəʊkəbəl/
- a word or utterance, especially with reference to its form rather than its meaning
- 1974: Without words and almost with the seriousness of asylum nurses they at once set upon an unsavoury-looking matron who began to cry out Mediterranean vocables of distress. — Anthony Burgess, The Clockwork Testament
From Latin vocabulum, from vocare ‘call’.
- IPA: /vɔkabl/
- a term