Definition of dulcet in English:

dulcet

Line breaks: dul¦cet
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌlsɪt
 
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adjective

(Especially of sound) sweet and soothing (often used ironically): record the dulcet tones of your family and friends
More example sentences
  • I have lost count of the lunching conversations I've missed because of wailing sirens, farting trucks and the dulcet thrub of pneumatic drill tucking into tarmac.
  • His dulcet tones and objective professionalism in describing the game brought an otherwise boring game to life.
  • It's not unknown for the dulcet tones of Frank Sinatra to be heard on the team's ghetto blaster in the changing rooms prior to kick-off.
Synonyms

Origin

late Middle English doucet, from Old French doucet, diminutive of doux, from Latin dulcis 'sweet'. The Latin form influenced the modern spelling.

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