from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or producing sound.
- adj. Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
- adj. Impressive in style of speech: a sonorous oration.
- adj. Produced in the manner of a sonorant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable of giving out a deep, resonant sound.
- adj. Full of sound and rich, as in language or verse.
- adj. Wordy or grandiloquent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Giving sound when struck; resonant.
- adj. Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound.
- adj. Yielding sound; characterized by sound; vocal; sonant.
- adj. Impressive in sound; high-sounding.
- adj. Sonant; vibrant; hence, of sounds produced in a cavity, deep-toned.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Giving sound, as when struck; resonant; sounding.
- Giving a loud or full-volumed sound; loud-sounding: as, a sonorous voice.
- Having an imposing sound; high-sounding: as, a sonorous style.
- Sonant: as, the vowels are sonorous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. full and loud and deep
From Latin sonōrus, from sonor, sound, from sonāre, to sound.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin sonorus from sonor sound. (Wiktionary)