Definition of "stentorian" [sten•to•ri•an]

  • Extremely loud: a stentorian voice. See Synonyms at loud. (adjective)

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Use "stentorian" in a sentence
  • "His face blazed with wrath, and he shouted in stentorian tones that echoed down the universe, "I shall deduct the cost of those cuffs from your wages!""
  • "BURGLARY! in stentorian tones every time a cat crosses the yard."
  • "When I asked Zhao Yao whether his life was different now, he began in stentorian tones — “The impact of my involvement in the show has been profound” — and then started laughing and said, “I am taking the tone promoted by the show, enthusiastic and assertive!”"