a bass voice with an upper range that is more developed than that of the basso profundo.
a person who sings bass; a bass. Historical Examples bassi’no (Count), the “perjured husband of Aurelia” slain by Alonzo. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. His name was bassi, and like myself he had given up the priesthood. The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova […]
- Basso profundo
a singer with a bass voice of the lowest range. Contemporary Examples Dmitri had been a basso profundo singer, and to this day retains a commanding voice as well as a keen ear. Reading Nabokov to Nabokov Lila Azam Zanganeh February 28, 2012 Historical Examples The basso profundo with the keys stood frowning at the […]
a person who sings bass; a bass. Hamilton, 1904–64, U.S. journalist and novelist. Contemporary Examples basso said Alleman had a genetic predisposition for cardiac problems, as both of his parents died of heart attacks in their 50s. The Heart Attack Grill Lives Up to Its Name David Frum February 12, 2013 But for basso (Super […]
a basket with a hood over one end, for use as a baby’s cradle. a style of perambulator resembling this. Armor. basinet. Contemporary Examples I was barely out of the bassinet when the country last experienced a recession. The Ultimate Recession Food Emily Farris December 7, 2008 Historical Examples If you keep the bassinet, you […]