masculine noun
1. (noise) 
a. tapping 
El constante sonsonete del martillo me produjo dolor de cabeza.The constant tapping of the hammer gave me a headache.
2. (monotonous speech) 
No pesqué ni media palabra de su sonsonete.I couldn't get a single word from his monotonous delivery.
b. droning 
Siempre que veo a María, me sale con el mismo sonsonete de lo cansada que está.Every time I see Maria, she gives me the same droning about how tired she is.
3. (sarcasm) 
No aprecio el sonsonete con el que te diriges a mí.I don't appreciate the mocking tone that you use with me.
1. (ruido) 
a. tapping 
2. (entonación) 
a. monotonous intonation 
3. (cantinela) 
a. old tune 
4. (sarcasmo) 
a. hint of sarcasm 
1 (sonido) [de golpes] tap; tapping; [de traqueteo] rattle; [de cencerro] jangling
2 (voz monótona) monotonous delivery; singsong; singsong voice
3 (frase rimada) jingle; rhyming phrase
4 (tono mofador) mocking undertone
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