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1. countertenor

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

Synonyms

  • high-pitched
  • high

Antonyms

  • high
  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • counter- (English)
  • tenor (English)
  • tenor (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Countertenor

  • heldentenor
  • misbrener
  • sensenbrenner
  • steinbrenner

Example sentences of the word countertenor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Additionally, countertenor tones show sexual youth.

2. countertenor

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

Synonyms

  • singing voice

Antonyms

  • down
  • side

Etymology

  • counter- (English)
  • tenor (English)
  • tenor (Latin)

3. countertenor

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌtɛnɝ'] a male singer with a voice above that of a tenor.

Antonyms

  • inferior

Etymology

  • counter- (English)
  • tenor (English)
  • tenor (Latin)
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