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1. tenor

noun. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] the pitch range of the highest male voice.

Antonyms

  • approval

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Tenor

  • sklenar
  • coughenour
  • cohenour
  • stenner
  • spenner
  • gwenore
  • flenner
  • brenner
  • zenor
  • zenner
  • zehner
  • wenner
  • wehner
  • venner
  • tenner
  • tener
  • senner
  • renner
  • penner
  • menor
  • mehner
  • lennar
  • lehner
  • kenner
  • jenner
  • henner
  • fenner
  • denner
  • dehner
  • center

Sentences with tenor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Arrange your tenor drums in order in an arc in front of you.

Quotes about tenor


1. I got to sing with Placido Domingo... I got to sing with Aaron Neville, who is one of my favorites. Got to sing with Brian Wilson, one of the great high tenors. And Ricky Skaggs, a bluegrass tenor. I'm also proud of my musical friendship with Emmylou Harris.
- Linda Ronstadt

2. Prince or commoner, tenor or bass,Painter or plumber or never-do-well,Do me a favor and shut your face -Poets alone should kiss and tell.
- Dorothy Parker, The Collected Dorothy Parker

2. tenor

noun. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] the adult male singing voice above baritone.

Synonyms

  • singing voice

Antonyms

  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)

3. tenor

adjective. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice.

Synonyms

  • high

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • relax

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)

4. tenor

noun. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] the general meaning or substance of an utterance.

Synonyms

  • strain
  • drift
  • substance
  • purport

Antonyms

  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • disclaim
  • horizontal

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)

5. tenor

noun. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life.

Antonyms

  • short

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)

6. tenor

noun. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] an adult male with a tenor voice.

Synonyms

  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • sober
  • dejected
  • cyclone

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)

7. tenor

adjective. ['ˈtɛnɝ'] (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass.

Synonyms

  • high

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • tenor (Latin)
  • teneo (Latin)
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