Definition of voiced in English:


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  • 1in combination Speaking or singing with a voice of a specified kind.

    ‘a squeaky-voiced comedian’
    • ‘a passionate deep-voiced singer’
    • ‘When the gravelly voiced detective opened the door to the little country house that served as his office, she was led into a study that could have been lifted from pulp fiction.’
    • ‘And lo, the smooth voiced TV announcer came upon them and the glories of many fine possessions shown round about them.’
    • ‘This is a great return to form from the croaky voiced one, with loads of featured artists.’
    • ‘Extras include a commentary with the director joined by the bass voiced singer making his acting debut.’
    • ‘He has a gift for comedy and a strong, virile sound that proved a welcome contrast to the softer tones of the lighter voiced singers.’
  • 2(of an opinion or attitude) expressed in a particular way.

    ‘a commonly voiced concern among doctors’
    • ‘strongly voiced sentiments’
    • ‘Another frequently voiced objection is that many words sound the same but are represented by a different character.’
    • ‘Moves to prosecute him proved unsuccessful, despite the publicly voiced offence his actions had given to such prominent liberals as John Stuart Mill and T H Huxley.’
    • ‘The episode throws into sharp relief one of the most widely voiced criticisms of the performing arts in Queensland - that for all the talk of the state capital coming of age, a sometimes venal, smalltown mentality persists behind the scenes.’
    • ‘There is an abundance of powerfully voiced republicanism, anticlerical fervour and epicurean life.’
    • ‘Despite the quietly voiced complaints about them from his allies, he also praised Hezbollah.’
  • 3Phonetics
    (of a speech sound) uttered with resonance of the vocal cords (e.g. b, d, g)

    ‘a voiced velar fricative’
    • ‘The letters f and s each have voiceless and voiced values, the letters v and z not normally being used.’
    • ‘In English, w normally represents a voiced bilabial semi-vowel, produced by rounding and then opening the lips before a full vowel, whose value may be affected.’
    • ‘There is a voiced velar fricative in many Scottish English words (loch, pibroch) and in traditional Scots (bricht, micht, nicht = bright, might, night).’
    • ‘He has a light German accent: voiced dental stops for voiced interdental fricatives("de" for "the", "dis" for "this").’
    • ‘The quoted passage included an odd character, one that I've never seen in any other context, which is described as representing "a kind of G, a voiced uvular plosive".’



/voist/ /vɔɪst/