Examples from the Web for stentorian
I mean, you know, obviously one sounds terribly sort of stentorian and, you know, I mean… Ultimately, it is what it is, right?
Amid the stentorian rampage none could hear their cries for aid, none could see their struggles for release.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)|Louis Creswicke
Bird is in court, there is no need to call him, but he is called in stentorian tones nevertheless.The Night Side of London|J. Ewing Ritchie
Paul and Walter joined in with stentorian yells, but their united efforts had no result.The Motor Girls in the Mountains|Margaret Penrose
He shouted his request into my ear in a stentorian basso, he waved his hands, he pointed, he made signs.Across China on Foot|Edwin Dingle
As it was, we heard the music and the applause, and now and then an actor's stentorian tones, when we chose to listen.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
British Dictionary definitions for stentorian
Word Origin and History for stentorian
"of powerful voice," c.1600, from Stentor, legendary Greek herald in the Trojan War, whose voice (described in the "Iliad") was as loud as 50 men. His name is from Greek stenein "groan, moan," from PIE imitative root *(s)ten-, source of Old English þunor "thunder."