Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who can speak with two different voices.

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  • noun rare A person having the ability to speak in two different voices, especially as a ventriloquist.

Etymologies

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Probably coined by American novelist Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) in Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist (1805).

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  • One capable of speaking with two distinct voices. (from Phrontistery)

    May 25, 2008

  • JM always enjoys talking with his mate who is a biloquist - though sometimes it seems unaccountably crowded.

    March 25, 2010