sonorous

adjective so·no·rous \ ˈsä-nə-rəs , sə-ˈnȯr-əs \

Definition of sonorous

1 :producing sound (as when struck)
2 :full or loud in sound
  • a sonorous voice
3 :imposing or impressive in effect or style
4 :having a high or an indicated degree of sonority
  • sonorous sounds such as \ä\ and \ȯ\

sonorously

adverb

sonorousness

noun

Examples of sonorous in a Sentence

  1. He has a deep, sonorous voice.

  2. a sonorous waterfall that can be heard from a considerable distance

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Origin and Etymology of sonorous

Latin sonorus; akin to Latin sonus sound


SONOROUS Defined for English Language Learners

sonorous

adjective

Definition of sonorous for English Language Learners

  • : having a sound that is deep, loud, and pleasant


SONOROUS Defined for Kids

sonorous

adjective so·no·rous \ sə-ˈnȯr-əs , ˈsä-nə-rəs \

Definition of sonorous for Students

:loud, deep, or rich in sound :resonant
  • a sonorous voice


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