Definition of “vocal” - English Dictionary

“vocal” in British English

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vocaladjective

uk /ˈvəʊ.kəl/ us /ˈvoʊ.kəl/

vocal adjective (OFTEN HEARD)

often expressing opinions and complaints in speech:

He had always been a very vocal critic of the president.
During these years, suffrage demands by women became increasingly vocal.
vocally
adverb uk /ˈvəʊ.kəl.i/ us /ˈvoʊ.kəl.i/

vocalnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈvəʊ.kəl/ us /ˈvoʊ.kəl/

(Definition of “vocal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“vocal” in American English

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vocaladjective

us /ˈvoʊ·kəl/

vocal adjective (OF THE VOICE)

[ not gradable ] relating to or produced by the voice, either in singing or speaking:

vocal music

vocal adjective (OFTEN HEARD)

often expressing opinions and complaints in speech:

He is emerging as his party’s most vocal critic of the president.
vocally
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ˈvoʊ·kə·li/

vocalnoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈvoʊ·kəl/

vocal noun [ C usually pl ] (THE VOICE)

the singing in a piece of popular music:

At times his vocals were drowned out by the audience singing along.

(Definition of “vocal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)