What does the word resonant mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Resonance.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Sending back or prolonging sound; reverberating; echoing.

Usage examples for resonant

  1. Jim took the vacated seat, and, with a far- reaching, resonant voice began his discourse to the Indians. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  2. He sat down before the little old organ and struck a resonant chord. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  3. Then she plunged the wand skyward and called out in a distant voice, resonant. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover