1. Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound.
  2. Pompous; bombastic.
    • 1990, Robert Klitgaard, Tropical Gangsters: One Man's Experience with Development and Decadence in Deepest Africa
      In orotund turns of phrase--indeed, in spiraling helices of phrase; in snarled fishing lines of phrase; in endless small intestines of phrase--the speakers ingeniously explored and invented connections between qwerty, alphabetical filing, and socioeconomic advance.
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  • German: volltönig, sonor

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