falsetto


1fal·set·to

noun \fl-ˈse-(ˌ)tō\

: a very high voice used by a man (such as a male singer)

plural fal·set·tos

Full Definition of FALSETTO

1
:  an artificially high voice; especially :  an artificially produced singing voice that overlaps and extends above the range of the full voice especially of a tenor
2
:  a singer who uses falsetto

Origin of FALSETTO

Italian, from diminutive of falso false, from Latin falsus
First Known Use: 1721

2falsetto

adverb

Definition of FALSETTO

:  in falsetto

First Known Use of FALSETTO

1940

Rhymes with FALSETTO

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