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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sten-tawr]
    • /ˈstɛn tɔr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sten-tawr]
    • /ˈstɛn tɔr/

Definitions of stentor word

  • noun stentor (in the Iliad) a Greek herald with a loud voice. 1
  • noun stentor (lowercase) a person having a very loud or powerful voice. 1
  • noun stentor (lowercase) a trumpet-shaped, ciliate protozoan of the genus Stentor. 1
  • noun stentor a Greek herald with a powerful voice who died after he lost a shouting contest with Hermes, herald of the gods 0
  • noun stentor a person with an unusually loud voice 0
  • noun stentor any trumpet-shaped protozoan of the genus Stentor, having a ciliated spiral feeding funnel at the wider end: phylum Ciliophora (ciliates) 0

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stentor popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 68% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for stentor

noun stentor

  • ameba — An ameba is the smallest kind of living creature. Amebae consist of only one cell, and are found in water or soil.
  • amebae — any of numerous freshwater, marine, or parasitic one-celled protozoa of the order Amoebida, characterized by a granular nucleus surrounded by a jellylike mass of cytoplasm that forms temporary extensions, or pseudopodia, by which the organism moves, engulfs food particles, and forms food vacuoles.
  • bellman — a man who rings a bell, esp (formerly) a town crier
  • ciliate — possessing or relating to cilia
  • crier — a person or animal that cries

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