vixen, n. shrew, virago, termagant, harpy, tartar, fury, spitfire, Xanthippe; hag, beldam, quean, old crone, Inf. catamaran, SI. battle-ax, SI. bitch,
vocabulary, n. 1. lexicon, word stock, word inventory; language, dialect, idiom, Inf. lingo, Linguistics. idiolect; patois, jargon, cant, argot, slang, vernacular. 2. dictionary, wordbook, Ger. Worterbuch, glossary, thesaurus, synonym dictionary, Fr. dictionnaire.
vocal, adj. 1. voiced, vocalized, spoken, uttered, oral, expressed, articulated, put into words.
2. vociferous, loud, loud-mouthed, noisy. See - vociferous.
vocalist, n. 1. singer, melodist, warbler, crooner, soloist, Inf. lead; choir member, choir boy or girl, chorus member, chorus boy or girl, glee club member; chorister, precentor, chanter, hymner, caroler, cantor; opera singer, diva, prima donna; band singer, Inf. pop singer, chantress, chanteuse, It. cantatrice, blues singer; All Inf. songbird, wren, thrush, nightingale, Poetic, philomel, lark, canary.
2. lyric poet, minstrel, wandering minstrel, jongleur, troubadour, ballad singer, street singer, Brit, busker; Meistersinger, mastersinger, minnesinger.
3. songbird, singing bird, songster, warbler,
vocation, n. profession, calling, occupation, walk of life, career, pursuit, lifework; mdtier, trade, craft, art, skill, job, livelihood, living, work, employment, business; forte, field, subject or subject area, line, sphere, specialty, SI. thing, SI. bag, Inf. cup of tea; position, situation, office, post,
vociferate, v. shout, shout out, bellow, Inf. holler, yell, whoop, hoot, boo, hiss, catcall; scream, shriek, screech, cry out, yowl, Scot. and North Eng. skirl; cry, squall, bawl, wail, boo-hoo, bray, yelp, moan, groan, howl, caterwaul, ululate; rant, rant and rave, fume, go on, make a fuss or to-do or commotion, Inf. make a ruckus, SI. raise a stink; clamor, din, roar, thunder, blare, make a racket,
vociferation, n. clamor, babel, uproar, roar, ballyhoo, shouting, yelling, Inf. hollering; din, racket, pandemonium; outcry, hue, hue and cry, hullabaloo, fuss, Inf. to-do, Inf. ruckus; brawl, fracas, squabble, wrangle, fight, argument, quarrel, row, bicker,
vociferous, adj. clamorous, clamant, uproarious, vociferant; shouting, yelling, bellowing, yammering, Inf. hollering, Si. yapping, screaming, shrieking, screeching; loud-mouthed, bombastic, blustering, boa-nergean, Si. big-mouthed; stentorian, stentorious, loud-voiced, big-voiced, voiceful, clarion-voiced, resonant, sonorous; noisy, rackety, loud, loud-sounding, thundering, reverberant, resounding; blatant, blaring, deafening, head-splitting, ear-splitting, ear-piercing, piercing.
vogue, n. 1. fashion, style, design, look, mode, manner of dress, Brit, twig; practice, custom, convention, tendency, leaning, taste; trend, fad, thing, rage, craze, last word, latest thing, Fr. dernier cri.
2. popularity, prevalence, currency, fashionableness, stylishness, modishness; acceptance, esteem, favor,
voice, n. 1. language; sound, music, cry, call.
2. tone, tonality, timbre, tone of voice, voice quality, tone color or quality, ring, sound; intonation, inflection, accent, pronunciation, enunciation, articulation, diction, elocution; brogue, burr, drawl, twang; speech pattern, cadence, rhythm, beat, tempo; dialect, tongue, Linguistics, idiolect.
3. expression, verbalization, utterance; airing, ventilation, sounding.
4. vote, choice, option, preference, say, chance to speak, Inf. turn at bat, Inf. crack; comment, opinion, view, feeling, SI. two cents' worth.
5. mouthpiece, speaker, press agent, public relations or PR man; forum, publication, newspaper, paper,