Definition of stentorious in English:



  • (of a person's voice) loud and powerful.

    ‘he let out a great, stentorious laugh’
    • ‘He is indisputably one of the world's leading dramatic tenors, known for his unrivaled stentorious voice.’
    • ‘Tim also did the prompting, which was not always stentorious, but well understood.’
    • ‘Jennifer flinched from Kincaid's stentorious voice.’
    • ‘As Art Arlet used to announce in that stentorious voice over the loud speaker at Memorial Stadium, “It's a great day for California.”’
    • ‘But Alterman's poem, as stentorious as it might be, initiated the modern exploration of the terrain of war.’