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dulcet
American English: /ˈdəlsət/
British English: /ˈdʌlsɪt/

Translation of dulcet in Spanish:

adjective

  • [usu ironic] I could hear her dulcet tones [ironic]
    oía su dulce voz [irónico]
    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.

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