Definition of bell-like in English:


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1Producing a clear musical sound like that of a bell: her clear bell-like voice
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  • The bell-like tones of her early records are long gone, replaced by a smoky, resonant voice that has become an interpretive tool.
  • O'Connor's voice is a superb mixture of power and frailty, ragged howl and bell-like clarity.
  • They utter a variety of sounds, including raucous territorial and predator alerts, rattling noises, clicks, and bell-like tones.
2Shaped like a bell: bell-like flowers
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  • A blind on the door has been pulled up and a small bell-like cord end is tapping on the glass.
  • In the alpine house at the National Botanic Gardens at Glasnevin there are a number of much-loved bulbs - crocus pickwick, muscari armeniacum and narcissus bulbocodium, with its bell-like yellow blooms.
  • Charlotte feared that she looked like a big meringue in her dress, which wasn't very frilly but still had a bell-like shirt that made her feel like Scarlett O'Hara as she walked down the aisle.

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