dulcet dulcet  /ˈdəl sət/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) extremely pleasant in a gentle way
  2. (adj) pleasing to the ear

Usage(s):

  1. The media tried their utmost to elicit a hot-tempered reply, but Niven kept replying in his famous dulcet tone.
  2. Yesterday's swearing by the bad boys of tennis can well be considered dulcet, if one compares with what went on in the Center Court today.
  3. Sheila was surprised when a dulcet voice welcomed her, instead of the mechanical voice of a computer.

News

  1. Mark Meer, Voice Of Commander Shepard, Doesn't Play Fair

    How did we ever live in a world without video game voice actors? Okay, it wasn't really that bad, but it's hard to deny that the likes of Nolan North, Troy Baker, Jennifer Hale, and Ali Hillis don't add something magical to the gaming experience. But what if they used their powers... for evil? In the video below, Mark Meer uses his dulcet tones to rally the forces of Darren to fight an alien ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  2. Modern road work: Too much noise?

    Q: I live right next to the site of the 15th Street Bridge replacement in Allentown and I was wondering if they have some special dispensation allowing them to operate heavy machinery hours before city sound ordinances allow. More than once I've been awakened before 6 a.m. to the dulcet sounds of heavy construction equipment.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  3. Vintage Steinway, damaged in fire, returns after 14 months of restoration

    BEACH HAVEN — From the moment Sondra and Steve Beninati heard the dulcet tones of the special edition 1932 baby grand piano waft through the Steinway showroom in Queens in 2006, they knew it was perfect for the turn-of-the-century Long Beach Island restaurant and inn t
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Times-Beacon

Quotes

  1. "I'm really having a good time," Pinsent said in a recent interview. "I feel right at home, and all I do is lend the dulcet tones to the stories themselves. I'm storytelling, telling the tales of people in life who have passed on and who have...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Gordon Pinsent Source: CanadaEast.com

  2. "One of the most heartening things about America in 1947 is the spring freshet of enthusiasm for native balladry and folklore that is running through the country from coast to coast," Mr. Lomax wrote in The New York Times. "Big, dulcet-voiced...
    on May 1, 2010 By: Alan Lomax Source: New York Times

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