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ten·or

tenor

 
pronunciation:
te nr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a man's singing voice with the highest natural range, or a singer with such a voice.
Two men in our group sing tenor.My father is a tenor who sings at weddings.
similar words:
singer, voice
definition 2: an instrument, such as a saxophone, with this kind of range.
He plays the tenor in the saxophone quartet.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having the range of a tenor voice or part.
You sing the tenor part, and I'll sing bass.
derivation: tenorless (adj.)
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