Share this entry

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

Translation of dulcet in Spanish:


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

Definition of dulcet in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: