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Definition of "tone of voice" [tone of voice]

  • The way someone speaks, as characterised by tone, pitch, speed, rhythm, melody, accent, etc. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tone of voice" in a sentence
  • "“Mr. Mercier would like to see you,” he said, in the tone of voice he probably reserved for the pool cleaner and the chauffeur."
  • "“I shared a gig with Octavianus once,” Pollio said, tone of voice musing."
  • "According to Soal, Cooper gave a “lifelike reproduction of the mannerisms of speech, tone of voice and accent” of Davis."