or echoing, as sounds: the resonant thundering of cannons being fired.
deep and full of resonance
: a resonant voice.
pertaining to a system in a state of resonance
, especially with respect to sound.
Phonetics. a vowel or a voiced consonant or semivowel that is neither a stop nor an affricate, as, in English, (m, ng, n, l, r, y, w).
Origin: 1585–95; Related forms
< Latin resonant-
(stem of resonāns
), present participle of resonāre
; see -ant
2. rich, vibrant, sonorant, reverberant.