voice box

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  1. the larynx.

Origin of voice box

First recorded in 1910–15

Words Nearby voice box

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How to use voice box in a sentence

  • Through the opening behind this curtain the air passes down into the voice-box and then into the lungs.

  • Always think twice before you let anything unpleasant or unkind come out of your voice box.

    The Child's Day | Woods Hutchinson

British Dictionary definitions for voice box

voice box

  1. another word for the larynx Related adjective: laryngeal

  2. Also called: talkbox an electronic guitar attachment with a tube into the player's mouth to modulate the sound vocally

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Scientific definitions for voice box

voice box

[ vois ]

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