I am looking for a word (or two words) to describe a woman's voice that is "sexy" in a slightly deep, smooth, alluring way. The best I could come up with is mellifluous, but I'm looking for something simpler...
You could say she has a sultry voice.
See entry 2b:
exciting or capable of exciting strong sexual desire
A husky voice?
Husky voice is the key to seduction —headline in Hindustan Times
Husky has the specific connotations of deep and alluring that you’re asking for — though maybe not so much of smooth.
Moving beyond simple adjectives, there’s a long tradition of using similes, especially food and drink, for sexy female voices:
- like honey
- like Bourbon
- like (melted) chocolate
- like melted butter
- like (fine) (red) wine
- like velvet
These are especially popular for describing jazz and soul singers singers — I remember some Nina Simone and Ells Fitzgerald liner notes from the 60’s and 70’s with great examples, which I wish I could find online…