- a voice of the lowest speaking or singing registerCompare head voice
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Examples from the Web for chest voice
The use of the thick or chest-voice in class-singing is dangerous.
The chest-voice of the woman, which she uses in singing her lower register, is normally very beautiful in its quality.
The chest-voice of the child is an abnormal product of a weak, growing, undeveloped organ.
The chest-voice is the expression of the sensitive or vital life, and is the interpreter of all physical emotions.
The head and medium voices proceed more from the mouth, while the chest-voice has its vibrating point in the larynx.