Meaning of sonorous


Pronunciation: (su-nôr'us, -nōr'-, son'ur-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. giving out or capable of giving out a sound, esp. a deep, resonant sound, as a thing or place: a sonorous cavern.
  2. loud, deep, or resonant, as a sound.
  3. rich and full in sound, as language or verse.
  4. high-flown; grandiloquent: a sonorous speech.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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