noun. ['ˈoʊboʊ'] a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece.
- basset oboe
- double reed
- double-reed instrument
- oboe d'amore
- musette pipe
- oboe da caccia
Words that Rhyme with Oboe
Example sentences of the word oboe
1. Noun, singular or mass
The oboe is a double reed instrument with eight keys and a range of a little over three octaves.
Its sound is similar, but much lower than the oboe’s.