Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
ideogram

id·e·o·gram

ideogram

pronunciation:
Id i graem
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a written character or symbol that represents an object or idea without spelling out particular words.
The traditional Chinese writing system uses ideograms rather than a phonetic alphabet.
definition 2: any graphic symbol, such as a dollar sign or ampersand.