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Definitions of sonorous

  1. Sonorousness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Sonorously. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a sonorous voice. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Impressive in sound; high-sounding. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Sonant; vibrant; hence, of sounds produced in a cavity, deep-toned; as, sonorous rhonchi. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Resonant; giving a full or loud sound; deep-toned; as, a sonorous voice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Sounding when struck: giving a clear, loud sound: high sounding. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Sounding when struck; giving a clear loud sound; resounding; loud. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Sounding; resonant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Giving sound when struck; loud-sounding; yielding sound; high-sounding. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Yielding a clear sound when struck; being of a clear loud sound; high-sounding; rich and full in sound. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for sonorous

  1. He extended his hands over the water and spoke a few sonorous words. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  2. If a man wants to pluck some flower or other along the path that smiles from the fringe of grass, let him pluck it, but without breaking ranks, without dropping out of the squadron of which the leader must always keep his eyes on the flaming sonorous star. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
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