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double bass

noun

Simple Definition of double bass

  • : a very large musical instrument that is shaped like a violin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double bass

  1. :  the largest and lowest-pitched of the stringed instruments tuned in fourths

double bassist

play \-ˈbā-sist\ noun

Illustration of double bass

1752

First Known Use of double bass

1752


DOUBLE BASS Defined for Kids

double bass

noun

Definition of double bass for Students

  1. :  the largest instrument of the violin family




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