a voice like a foghorn

informal
a very loud voice

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  • foghorn — UK [ˈfɒɡˌhɔː(r)n] / US [ˈfɔɡˌhɔrn] noun [countable] Word forms foghorn : singular foghorn plural foghorns a piece of equipment that makes a loud deep sound as a warning to other ships when there is fog • a voice like a foghorn …   English dictionary

  • foghorn — fog|horn [ˈfɔgho:n US ˈfa:gho:rn, ˈfo:g ] n 1.) a loud horn on a ship, used in fog to warn other ships of its position 2.) a voice like a foghorn informal a very loud unpleasant voice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • foghorn — fog|horn [ fɔg,hɔrn ] noun count a piece of equipment that makes a loud deep sound as a warning to other ships when there is FOG a voice like a foghorn INFORMAL a very loud voice …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foghorn — noun (C) 1 a piece of equipment that makes a loud noise, which is used by ships in fog to warn other ships of their position 2 a voice like a foghorn humorous a very loud, unpleasant voice …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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