voicist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

voice +‎ -ist

Adjective[edit]

voicist (comparative more voicist, superlative most voicist)

  1. Relating to or characteristic of voicism.
    • 2003, Phil Ball, "The Game in Spain", The New York Times, 29 June 2003:
      God only knows what he actually talks to these folks about, and the only weakness on the image front is his unfortunately whiny, high-pitched voice. But let's not get voicist here.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:voicist.

Noun[edit]

voicist (plural voicists)

  1. One who discriminates against or judges people negatively based on how their voices sound.
    • 2008, "Get your free plug with BBC", The Star, 25 November 2008:
      I must be a voicist; I'm fed up with Scottish and Irish accents, not the people, just the sound.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:voicist.
  2. A voice actor.
    • 2009, "David Tanny, "Memories of Analog TV Addenda 60s-80s", San Diego Reader, 12 April 2009:
      Winchell was a big cartoon voicist on the Hanna-Barbera shows from Dick Dasturdly to Gargamel rivaling only Mel Blanc.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:voicist.