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Definition of dulcet adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dulcet

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdʌlsɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌlsɪt//
 
[only before noun] (humorous or ironic)
 
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sounding sweet and pleasant I thought I recognized your dulcet tones (= the sound of your voice). Word Origin late Middle English doucet, from Old French doucet, diminutive of doux, from Latin dulcis ‘sweet’. The Latin form influenced the modern spelling.
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