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Definition of Sonorous


  1. Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals.
  2. Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a sonorous voice.
  3. Yielding sound; characterized by sound; vocal; sonant; as, the vowels are sonorous.
  4. Impressive in sound; high-sounding.
  5. Sonant; vibrant; hence, of sounds produced in a cavity, deep-toned; as, sonorous rhonchi.

Sonorous Translations

sonorous in Dutch is stemhebbend, klankrijk
sonorous in German is sonor, klangvoll
sonorous in Swedish is klangfull