Definitions of vocal

  1. A man who has a right to vote in certain elections.
  2. A vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; - distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal.
  3. A speech sound, as a vowel or diphthong.
  4. In the Rom. Cath. Church, one who has a vote in certain elections. Vocal music, music made by the voice, or composed to be sung, in distinction from instrumental music.
  5. Vocally.
  6. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; " outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; " a vocal assembly"
  7. relating to or designed for or using the singing voice; " vocal technique"; " the vocal repertoire"; " organized a vocal group to sing his compositions"
  8. full of the sound of voices; " a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children"
  9. Uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer.
  10. Consisting of, or characterized by, voice, or tone produced in the larynx, which may be modified, either by resonance, as in the case of the vowels, or by obstructive action, as in certain consonants, such as v, l, etc., or by both, as in the nasals m, n, ng; sonant; intonated; voiced. See Voice, and Vowel, also Guide to Pronunciation, // 199- 202.
  11. Of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel.
  12. Of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, poken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; - said of certain articulate sounds.
  13. Of or pertaining to the voice; as, the vocal cords; uttered by the voice; oral; as, vocal expresssion: produced by the voice; as, vocal music.
  14. Having a voice: uttered or changed by the voice.
  15. Having a voice; uttered by, or pertaining to, the voice.
  16. Having voice; oral.
  17. Pertaining to the voice; uttered or modulated by the voice; sonant.
  18. Having a voice; uttered or modulated by the voice; vowel.
  19. Consisting of or uttered by the voice; utterable by the voice; made by the voice.
  20. Voice or utterance of sounds.