[ UK /sˈɒnəɹəs/ ]
[ US /ˈsɑnɝəs/ ]
  1. full and loud and deep
    a herald chosen for his sonorous voice
    heavy sounds
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How To Use sonorous In A Sentence

  • Rich, warm string tone, sweet, elegant winds, and mellow, sonorous brass are the hallmarks of the ‘Saxony sound’.
  • Then the Archbishop of Canterbury stepped forward, mitre and all, and called us, in sonorous tones, to prayer. ANTI-ICE
  • The great surprise is that out of this slim body, a sonorous, powerful voice emanates vibrating with a immense nuances of expression.
  • This phraseology is grandiose, rotund and sonorous, but signifies a fatal weakness in Walcott's approach to both Brand and Philip.
  • They made a very sonorous and resonant bong.
  • Aside from the linguistic challenges they pose, these ancient artificial, noncewords, with their sonorous, cantillating, rhyming, and rhythmical variations on phonetic themes, have intrigued and fascinated scholars who try to divine the rules governing their formation. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 1
  • He is undoubtedly a ** sonorous dactylist'* — and to him I add Mr. Jenner, Proctor of the Commons, and Commissary of St. PauVs, who is a gentleman of indefatigable politeness in opening the Archives of a The Rolliad, in Two Parts: Probationary Odes for the Laureatship; and Political Eclogues and ...
  • The trinity of "liberté, egalité, fraternité" outlived those who had butchered in its name, and was deposed from the French currency only during the time of Vichy (which replaced it with the less sonorous "travail, famille, patrie"). Reactionary Prophet
  • Far in the distance floated the sonorous and mournful cry of the imam calling the midday prayers.
  • Beyond the sound of their chit-chat you sense the sonorous vibe of the African bush - from the hum of mosquito through the drum of cicada to the snorts of the hippos - closing in.
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