- a vowel, diphthong, triphthong, or vowel quality, as in a syllable.
- the system of vowels of a language.
Words nearby vocalism
How to use vocalism in a sentence
I hear no such vocalism now, in spite of the elaborate and expensive opera that is put on each year.
The aged pianist had often listened to her vocalism with enraptured gaze, and she believed he, too, was her slave.The Son of Clemenceau|Alexandre (fils) Dumas
It was not musical, nor beautiful, but was the weirdest, strangest vocalism I ever heard.A Lady's Tour in Corsica, Vol. II (of 2)|Gertrude Forde
The more completely you get inside a character the less, also, are you obliged to depend on brilliant vocalism.
The vocalism at this service was by about sixty children and ten ladies of the regular choir.History of the Catholic Church in Paterson, N.J.|Charles A. Shriner
British Dictionary definitions for vocalism
- a voiced speech sound, esp a vowel
- a system of vowels as used in a language