1. [ noun ] sounds uttered for auditory communication
Synonyms: utterance
Related terms: auditory_communication laugh cry cry howl exclamation sigh sob speech groan snarl speaking rasp paging growling profanity croak rejoicing expletive roll_call sputter sleep_talking pronunciation pronunciation phone talk phonate
2. [ noun ] the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
Synonyms: voice vox vocalisation phonation

"a singer takes good care of his voice" "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"

Related terms: communication singing_voice voice_over sprechgesang voice phonate
Similar spelling:   vocalisation