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Meaning of SOPRANO

Pronunciation:  su'pranow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the pitch range of the highest female voice
  2. [n]  the highest female voice; the voice of a boy before puberty
  3. [n]  a female singer
  4. [adj]  having or denoting a high range; "soprano voice"; "soprano sax"; "the boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the treble clef"
 

SOPRANO is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: high, high-pitched, treble, treble
 
 See Also: Beverly Sills, Brigit Nilsson, coloratura, coloratura soprano, Dame Joan Sutherland, Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Eileen Farrell, Farrell, Helen Traubel, high frequency, high pitch, Jenny Lind, Jessye Norman, Joan Sutherland, Leontyne Price, Lind, Marta Brigit Nilsson, Mary Leontyne Price, mezzo, mezzo-soprano, Nilsson, Norman, Price, Renata Tebaldi, Sills, singer, singing voice, Sutherland, Swedish Nightingale, Te Kanawa, Tebaldi, Traubel, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\So*pra"no\, n.; pl. E. {Sopranos}, It. {Soprani}. [It.,
fr. soprano superior, highest, fr. sopra above, L. supra. See
{Sovereign}.] (Mus.)
(a) The treble; the highest vocal register; the highest kind
    of female or boy's voice; the upper part in harmony for
    mixed voices.
(b) A singer, commonly a woman, with a treble voice.

 

 

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