[ voist ]
/ vɔɪst /


having a voice of a specified kind (usually used in combination): shrill-voiced.
expressed vocally: his voiced opinion.
Phonetics. pronounced with glottal vibrations; phonated (contrasted with voiceless): “b,” “v,” and “z” are voiced.

Origin of voiced

First recorded in 1590–1600; voice + -ed2, -ed3

Related forms

voic·ed·ness [voi-sid-nis, voist-nis] /ˈvɔɪ sɪd nɪs, ˈvɔɪst nɪs/, nounmul·ti·voiced, adjectivewell-voiced, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for multi-voiced


/ (vɔɪst) /


declared or expressed by the voice
(in combination) having a voice as specifiedloud-voiced
phonetics articulated with accompanying vibration of the vocal cordsin English (b) is a voiced consonant Compare voiceless

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012