Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a deep, sonorous voice; sonorous, deep, and strong, as the baying of a hound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a loud and sonorous voice.

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Examples

  • The labourers of the day were all retired to rest; the lights were out in every cottage; no sounds were heard but of the shrilling cock, and the deep-mouthed watch-dog, at hollow distance.

    The Vicar of Wakefield

  • But this dull and dry iteration, however varied by diversity of verbal arrangement, sounded flat when mingled with the rich and recommendatory oratory of the bold-faced, deep-mouthed, and ready - witted Jenkin

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Only there was something in their deep-mouthed slurring of the dialect, and the thresh-thresh of their hob-nailed pit-boots as they trailed home in gangs on the asphalt from work, that was terrible and a bit mysterious.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • Tinkling bells and deep-mouthed bells, sometimes sounding together as though there were a meaning in it, a pattern of tones, a rapture.

    Look Back on Happiness

  • The mystery of their origin — their capacity for evolving latent faculties of crime — and the steady vitality with which they survive the hearse, and speak their deep-mouthed malignities in every new-born generation, have associated them somehow in my mind with a spell of life exceeding and distinct from human and a special Satanic action.

    Wylder's Hand

  • During the reign of James, Cromwell had been called upon to present the king with “swift and deep-mouthed hounds” more than once.

    The Pawprints of History

  • During the reign of James, Cromwell had been called upon to present the king with “swift and deep-mouthed hounds” more than once.

    The Pawprints of History

  • During the reign of James, Cromwell had been called upon to present the king with “swift and deep-mouthed hounds” more than once.

    The Pawprints of History

  • During the reign of James, Cromwell had been called upon to present the king with “swift and deep-mouthed hounds” more than once.

    The Pawprints of History

  • They were well down the first reach between the water-meadows when the east suddenly darkened, almost instantly, to reflect back the purple-black frown of the west, and suddenly the light died into dimness, and the rumblings of thunder began, coming from the west at speed, like rolls of drums following them, or peals of deep-mouthed hounds on their trail in a hunt by demi-gods.

    An Excellent Mystery

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