- reverberating; reechoing: the reverberant booms of cannon.
Origin of reverberant
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Examples from the Web for reverberant
The air was reverberant, sounds could be heard to a great distance.The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men
Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
From above, the roar of the pines came to them, reverberant and melancholy.The Precipice
Elia Wilkinson Peattie
How was it that he had heard no summons of the golden and reverberant hour?The Divine Fire
So still was the crowd, and so reverberant the air, that they could hear the man's footsteps on the stony hillside.The Deemster
His voice sounds so reverberant because it issues from the gloomy cistern in which he is held a captive.The Complete Opera Book
Word Origin and History for reverberant
1570s, from French réverbérant or directly from Latin reverberantem (nominative reverberans), present participle of reverberare (see reverberation).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper