from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a tendency to reverberate.
  • adjective Characterized by reverberation; resounding.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Reverberating; causing reverberation; especially, returning sound; resounding.

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

  • adjective Having the quality of reverberation; reverberating.

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  • adjective heraldry Turned up sigmoidally, with the end pointing outward; reboundant.
  • adjective Tending to reverberate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected


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Either from the Middle French reverberant (the present participle of reverberer) or from the Latin reverberāns (the present participle of reverberō); compare the French réverbérant, the Italian riverberante, the Portuguese reverberante, and the Spanish reverberante.


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  • Reverberant (allegro ma non tanto)

    your chorus echoes from your evening bath...

    - Peter Reading, Chez Vous, from For the Municipality's Elderly, 1974

    June 22, 2008