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1. violin

noun. ['vaɪəˈlɪn'] bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow.

Synonyms

  • chin rest
  • bowed stringed instrument
  • Amati
  • fiddlestick
  • Stradavarius
  • Strad
  • fiddle
  • violin bow
  • string

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • recede
  • unstring
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • violino (Italian)
  • -ino (Italian)

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Rhymes with Violin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn
  • itkin

Sentences with violin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure a violin bow that you use or that has a good fit.

Quotes about violin


1. It is my aim, my destination in life to make the cello as beloved an instrument as the violin and piano.
- Mstislav Rostropovich

2. I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

3. And I'll dance with you in Vienna,I'll be wearing a river's disguise.The hyacinth wild on my shouldermy mouth on the dew of your thighs.And I'll bury my soul in a scrapbook,with the photographs there and the moss.And I'll yield to the flood of your beauty,my cheap violin and my cross.
- Leonard Cohen, Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs

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