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1. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] the lowest female singing voice.

Synonyms

  • singing voice

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Alto

  • balto
  • basulto
  • befalto
  • dalto
  • montalto
  • palo-alto
  • pelto
  • sholto

How do you pronounce alto?

Pronounce alto as ˈæltoʊ.

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2. alto

adjective. ['ˈæltoʊ'] (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group.

Synonyms

  • high

Antonyms

  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

3. alto

adjective. ['ˈæltoʊ'] of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor.

Synonyms

  • countertenor
  • high

Antonyms

  • short
  • down
  • side

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

4. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments.

Antonyms

  • depression

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

5. alto

adjective. ['ˈæltoʊ'] of or being the lowest female voice.

Synonyms

  • low-pitched
  • low

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • inferior
  • fragrant

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

6. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef.

Synonyms

  • vocalizer
  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • anticyclone
  • loud
  • refined

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

7. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] the pitch range of the lowest female voice.

Antonyms

  • dejected

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

8. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] the highest adult male singing voice.

Synonyms

  • countertenor

Antonyms

  • tall
  • superior

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

Sentences with alto


1. Adjective
Cirrus clouds and alto cumulus, along with fog, often precede warm fronts as they move through an area.

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