What does "Sonorous" mean?


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

Synonyms full, heavy

Example: "A herald chosen for his sonorous voice"

Word Family sonority, sonorously, sonorousness