Definition of a voice in the wilderness in English:

a voice in the wilderness

phrase

  • An unheeded advocate of reform (see Matt. 3:3 etc.).

    • ‘Time will tell whether Spurlock's capable of arriving at conclusions rather than telegraphing them in advance, but for now, he's a voice in the wilderness.’
    • ‘Wesbury is chief economist at GKST, and has been a voice in the wilderness for the past couple of years, pointing out the undercurrent of strength in the domestic U.S. Economy.’
    • ‘For I say to you, I am as a voice in the wilderness, and I preach the name of a movie as yet unreleased; a movie whose coming will shake the world, will change the course of history.’
    • ‘My voice may be a voice in the wilderness, but there is hope with AIR!’
    • ‘‘We can achieve things with that approach but we need one united voice otherwise we are a voice in the wilderness,’ Mr Daly added.’
    • ‘‘He represents the old-fashioned romantic image of a voice in the wilderness,’ he says.’
    • ‘If this then marks him as a voice in the wilderness, so be it.’
    • ‘He is very far from being a voice in the wilderness.’
    • ‘In the absence of such a move, calls for a united front will remain a voice in the wilderness.’
    • ‘He may have at times been a voice in the wilderness, but he was my voice.’