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[sten-tawr-ee-uh s, -tohr-]
  1. stentorian.
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Origin of stentorious

First recorded in 1540–50; Stentor + -ious
Related formssten·to·ri·ous·ly, adverbun·sten·to·ri·ous·ly, adjective
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Examples from the Web for stentoriously

Historical Examples

  • But Peter, deep in the sleep of innocence, was breathing evenly, stentoriously.

    The White Mice

    Richard Harding Davis

  • Then turning to the stranger, who was a young man, Peter said, stentoriously: "Clear out at once!"

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • Mr. Jack Jones stentoriously resented this slur upon their taste.