Sonorous Definition

sŏnər-əs, sə-nôr-
Having or producing sound.
American Heritage
Producing or capable of producing sound, esp. sound of full, deep, or rich quality; resonant.
Webster's New World
Full, deep, or rich.
Webster's New World
Having a powerful, impressive sound; high-sounding.
Sonorous prose.
Webster's New World
Having a degree of resonant tonality.
Webster's New World

Origin of Sonorous

  • From Latin sonōrus from sonor sound from sonāre to sound swen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin sonorus from sonor sound.

    From Wiktionary

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