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The Top 50 Sexiest Accents In The World – Ranked

While top rated attractions and beautiful destinations that look great on your Instagram are valid reasons to visit somewhere, what about the people in the countries themselves? More specifically, what about all those sexy accents you can listen to while you travel?

Here at Big 7 Travel, we’re all about inspiring people to visit somewhere new. There’s almost 7,000 languages in the world, with even more varieties of accents, but which is the best? We polled our readers from all across the globe to find the world’s sexiest accent for 2019.

From lilting Welsh to the language of love, the results are in…

World’s Sexiest Accent List

50th. Croatian

The least popular Slavic accent, Croats just about made the Top 50.

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49th. Romanian

Almost similar to Italian, but not quite there.

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48th. Thai

The Thai language is hugely tonal, but not hugely sexy, according to Big 7 Travel readers.

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47th. Pakistani

Often mistaken for Indian, the Pakistani accent wasn’t hugely popular in the poll.

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46th. German

Harsh at times, yet super clear.

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45th. Welsh

Soft and lyrical, it’s a beautiful language. But sexy? Apparently not.

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44th. New York

Fast and hypernasal, yet quite charming at times.

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43rd. Chinese

Standard Chinese is full of varied tones and quite soft.

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42nd. Japanese

Gentle and easy listening, Japanese scored respectably.

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41st. Geordie

The Newcastle accent in England is notoriously difficult to understand.

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40th. Latvian

Similar in sound to Russian, but with longer vowels.

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39th. Malaysian

Malaysian accents are becoming increasingly Americanised.

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38th. Austrian

Not quite German-ish, Austrian is more musical, with a slightly lilting sound.

37th. Norwegian

The Norwegian accent has a sort of sing-song effect to it.

36th. Egyptian

While many might mistake Egyptian accents for Arabic, it’s less throaty.

35th. Swiss

Depending on whether it’s more German or French influenced, the Swiss accent can sound vastly different.

34th. Russian

With short vowels and a strong sound, Russian is clear, direct, and surprisingly sexy.

33rd. Greek

Greek accents can often sound similar to Spanish, yet not as melodic.

32nd. Scouse

The Scouse accent is highly distinctive, with locals in Liverpool, England piling on the slang.

31st. Dutch

Those in the Netherlands speak strongly and oh-so nicely.

29th. Nigerian

With as much as 250 languages being used across Nigeria, the accents vary but are all rolling and strong.

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28th. Boston

One of America’s most imitated and parodied accents, Boston comes in at almost midway on the world’s sexiest accents.

27th. Polish

One of the most popular Slavic accents, Polish is a strong up-and-comer.

26th. Indian

With an attractive accent tilt, Indian is fast and easy on the ears.

25th. Vietnamese

Vietnamese is a tonal language, so the accent goes up and down.

24th. Mexican

Quick and snappy, Mexican accents are softer than their European Spanish counterparts and fully deserve their spot on the world’s sexiest accent list.

23rd. Turkish

Turkey has many regional dialects, all of which are quite beautiful to listen to.

22nd. Arabic

Throaty and with an almost French-sound at times, Maghreb Arabic is spoken in Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya.

21st. Filipino

Gentle and soft, the accents you’ll hear when in the Philippines are simply lovely.

20th. Zimbabwean

Zimbabwean English is different from both British and South African English accents, with many old-fashioned words and open vowels.

19th. Argentine

Argentine Spanish stands out when spoken, is full of slang words and can trip up even fluent Spanish speakers.

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18th. Mancunian

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17th. Jamaican

Whether it’s English or Patois, the Jamaican accent is vibrant and super sexy.

16th. Danish

Often considered one of Europe’s most unattractive accents, the Big 7 Travel readers disagree.

15th. Ukrainian

Ukrainian isn’t all that different from Russian, but with different tones that make it a little clearer.

14th. Hungarian

Hungarian sounds beautiful when sung, with a rhythmic vibe to the consonants.

13th. Canadian

Not to be mistaken for American, Canadians speak with subtle vowels and lots of ‘eh’.

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12th. Queen’s English

Always up there when you think of the world’s sexiest accent. Clear, clipped and completely posh.

11th. Czech

Czech speakers come close to the Top 10, with their direct accents impressing.

10th. Brazilian Portuguese

Brazilians have quite a strong accent, with Italian influences adding extra attractiveness to the accent.

9th. South USA

Who can resist a slow, Texan drawl? Not us, and not our community, clearly. You’ll also find this accent in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi,Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Kentucky.

8th. Spanish

Incredibly fast and fluid, Spanish never fails to make you weak at the knees.

7th. French

The language of love is a consistent winner when it comes to sex appeal.

6th. Scottish

Those rich sounds and harsh vowels are a big hit.

5th. Australian

Pronouncing words long and slow – and often skipping the ends of them completely – is a real turn on apparently.

4th. Italian

Completely beautiful, any word in Italian sounds sexy.

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3rd. Irish

Whether it’s a Jamie Dornan-esque Northern Irish accent or a lilting Cork jibe, people the world over love the Irish accent.

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2nd. South African

Afrikaans is a hugely popular accent with many people across the globe, thanks to their unique tones and Saffa slang.

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1st. Kiwi

To a novice ear, the New Zealand accent might sound just like the Australian accent, but Big 7 Travel readers disagree. The ‘Newzild’ dialect is outrageously charming. The sexiest accent in the world? It’s official.

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