Wednesday, July 22, 2015

List of some words to describe someone's voice.

Appealing: an appealing look/voice shows that you want help, approval, or agreement.

Booming: very loud and attention-getting.

Breathy: with loud breathing noises.

Brittle: if you speak in a brittle voice, you sound as if you are about to cry.

Croaky: if someone’s voice sounds croaky, they speak in a low, rough voice that sounds as if they have a
sore throat.

Dead: if someone’s eyes or voice are dead, they feel or show no emotion.
Disembodied: a disembodied voice comes from someone who you cannot see.

Flat: spoken in a voice that does not go up and down; this word is often used for describing the speech of people from a particular region.

Fruity:  fruity voice or laugh is deep and strong in a pleasant way.

Grating: a grating voice, laugh, or sound is unpleasant and annoying.

Gravelly: a gravelly voice sounds low and rough.

High-pitched: true to its name, a high-pitched voice or sound is very high.

Hoarse:  someone who is hoarse, or has a hoarse voice, speaks in a low, rough voice, usually because their throat is sore.

Honeyed: honeyed words or a honeyed voice sound very nice, but you cannot trust the person who is speaking.

Husky: a husky voice is deep and sounds hoarse (as if you have a sore throat), often in an attractive way.

Matter-of-fact: usually used if the person speaking knows what they are talking about (or absolutely think they know what they are talking about).

Modulated:  a modulated voice is controlled and pleasant to listen to.

Nasal: someone with a nasal voice sounds as if they are speaking through their nose.

Orotund: an orotund voice is loud and clear.

Raucous: a raucous voice or noise is loud and sounds rough.

Shrill: a shrill voice is very loud, high, and unpleasant.

Silvery: this voice is clear, light, and pleasant.

Singsong: if you speak in a singsong voice, your voice rises and falls in a musical way

Smoky: a smoky voice is sexually attractive in a slightly mysterious way.

Softly spoken: someone who is softly spoken has a quiet, gentle voice.

Stentorian: a stentorian voice sounds very loud and severe.

Strangled: a strangled sound is one that someone stops before they finish making it

Thickly: with a low voice that comes mostly from your throat.

Thin: a thin voice or sound is high and unpleasant to listen to.

Throaty: a throaty sound is low and seems to come from deep in your throat.

Tight: shows that you are nervous or annoyed.

Toneless: does not express any emotion.

Tremulous: if your voice is tremulous, it is not steady; for example, because you are afraid or excited.

Wheezy: a wheezy noise sounds as if it is made by someone who has difficulty breathing.

Wobbly: if your voice is wobbly, it goes up and down, usually because you are frightened, not confident, or are going to cry.

Quavering: if your voice quavers, it is not steady because you are feeling nervous.

Mine is smoky *winks* Tell me yours?


  1. Mine is to listen to, though not sexy. Yours is what most ladies uses, it will be strange hearing such a smoky voice frim a guy. Thanks for the post.

  2. Mine is Silvery, and thanks for stopping by my blog

  3. Erhmmm...I have no idea mehn...I am gonna have to ask my

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  4. I think mine differs, depending on my mood

  5. @Uthman....Thanks!

    @Alabekee Uwc..thank U.

    @Erniesha Thank a lot.

    @Mimi..okay.thank U for Ur comment!

  6. I am soft spoken...I know. Lol

  7. Quavering that's obtainable mainly when u trying to woo hot chic

  8. I need to take this to my music director to tell me where I fall into.. Lol

  9. @okala hmmmm.. okay.
    @Gloria.. Please ask Ur music director.. lol

  10. Mine would depend on my mood,position and situation.

  11. @Temitope... Okay! Thanks 4Ur comment.
    @Boyode...I understand wat U mean. lol

  12. My voice is modulated so I could sound like what I feel at the moment and just flip it at will...

  13. AnonymousJuly 24, 2015

    Sometimes brittle, honeyed or thin. .
    Let me ask my people

  14. @oluwadamilola... Okay! Thanks 4 Ur comment.
    @Bola.. hmmm, ask Ur people ooo.


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