noun. a woman singer having a contralto voice.
noun. the lowest female singing voice.
- singing voice
adjective. of or being the lowest female voice.
Sentences with contralto
1. Noun, singular or mass
Large choirs can be further divided into mezzo-soprano and contralto for women, and men can be divided into countertenor and baritone.
Usually, contralto opera roles go to witches or older women.
3. Noun, plural
Most contraltos sing jazz, pop, and R&B; there aren’t many contralto operatic roles.