from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See timbered.


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  • His deep-timbred voice was full of assurances and innuendo, and she succumbed to both.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • She sang "Lay Lady Lay," and "Time after Time," and "Brown Sugar," and every bit of her performance was funny and sexy and full of life -- she absolutely undulated across the stage as she sang, and delivered the songs with that extraordinary mahogany-timbred voice and exquisite sense of timing.

    June 2005

  • The choir released a timbred sigh and dissociated from its parts.

    Chorale practice

  • She spoke, and her voice, deep-timbred, liquid gold as was

    The Moon Pool

  • From across the room came the boisterous, somewhat coarse-timbred voice of Tom, speaking to Nelly:

    Our Mr. Wrenn

  • Then ahead of him there rang a strange, shrill scream, human yet weirdly timbred.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • “You ever do this before?” he asked in a low-timbred voice that filled her ears.


  • Guman ónetton, signo ætsamne oþ-þæt híe sæl timbred, zeatulíc and gold-fág, onzietan meahton; þæt wæs foremærost fold-búendum receda under rodorum on þæm se ríca bád; líexte se léoma ofer landa fela.

    Harold E. Varmus - Banquet Speech

  • His richly timbred voice released them to return to their former casual informality.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • She spoke, and her voice, deep-timbred, liquid gold as was Yolara's all silver, was subtly the synthesis of all the golden glowing beauty of her.

    The Moon Pool


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