leather-lunged

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leather-lunged

(used before a noun) Having an extremely or inordinately loud or strong voice, as of someone with very robust lungs. Despite her petite frame, the leather-lunged lead singer was able to shake the audience with her soulful outpourings.
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They showed that belief with a relentless leather-lunged zeal through another emotional assault course of 96 minutes of mental torture before the EIO explosion with the winner.
Back to doing what he does best - scene stealing turns and belting out show-stopping numbers with that leather-lunged voice - Rhydian is about to return home to Wales in the role of Pontius Pilate in Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Sir Tim Rice's evergreen rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
Back to doing what he does best - scene stealing turns and belting out show-stop-ping numbers with that leather-lunged voice - Rhydian is about to return home to Wales in the role of Pontius Pilate in Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Sir Tim Rice's evergreen rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
Singers leather-lunged their numbers, comics managed to swerve around their normal swear words and Collabro, winners of Britain's Got Talent, got to claim their Palladium stagetime prize.
It also had a crew of leather-lunged, no-nonsense rangemasters who were as strict as a medieval religious order when it came to safe gunhandling.
all you do is make me feel exactly what you are") conforms perfectly to the leather-lunged, screamy metal template, listen hard to Would You Still Be There and Another You and you'll find songs that, with a different treatment, could be more pop than metal.
Leather-lunged king of skiffle who inspired a generation of teenagers to make music using tea-chest double basses and washboards.
As Minerva sprang fully armed from Jupiter's head, so fully armed from Mitford's head sprang The Blessing's villain, a leather-lunged, gauche apparatchik who rejoices in the utterly apt name of Hector "Heck" Dexter.
If every roaring drunk felt a cold glare of disapproval, if every leather-lunged obscenity were met with a thumbs-down, the idea would begin to take hold that good sportsmanship is expected both on and off the playing field.
Singer Owens expertly rode the ups and downs with convincing performances as both a leather-lunged punk and melodic crooner, tipping more to the pop side of the prog-pop dynamic Chiodos employs.
With a technically jaw-dropping lead guitarist, a leather-lunged vocalist and a brutal rhythm section, the Miami four-piece are a throwback to the golden days of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.
In this latest book, she takes on the pandemic bad manners of daily urban life, from incompetent-but-snotty shop clerks and leather-lunged cell phone abusers to intrusive electronics and vulgar T-shirts broadcasting profane insults at innocent bystanders.
The Los Angeles quartet, fronted by heavily inked leather-lunged blonde Otep Shamaya, makes a formidable noise that's helped vault the group onto the Ozzfest trek for a second time.
In boxing, the titles have become known as the `Alphabet Championships'; announced from the ring by some bow-tied, leather-lunged MC before the presentation of a belt so gaudy and tacky that it would be scorned as a harness by any self-respecting brewery horse.
Scrutinising Europe, Professor Gottfried finds overall confirmation for his argument: the loudest agitation in favour of religious schools' right to keep crucifixes on display (a right that even Hitler and his thugs had once conceded) came from German Catholics, while all conceivable forms and most hitherto inconceivable forms of ethical chaos have been endorsed in the last decade by leather-lunged German Protestant officials.