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1soprano

adjective so·pra·no \sə-ˈpra-(ˌ)nō, -ˈprä-\

: relating to the highest female singing voice or the highest voice part in a singing group

: having a high sound range

Full Definition of SOPRANO

:  relating to or having the range or part of a soprano
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Origin of SOPRANO

Italian, adjective & noun, from sopra above, from Latin supra — more at supra-
First Known Use: 1730

2soprano

noun

: the highest voice part in a singing group

: the highest female singing voice or a person with this voice

plural sopranos

Full Definition of SOPRANO

1
:  the highest singing voice of women or boys and formerly of castrati; also :  a person having this voice
2
:  the highest voice part in a 4-part chorus
3
:  a member of a family of instruments having the highest range

Examples of SOPRANO

  1. She sings in a high soprano.

First Known Use of SOPRANO

1738

Rhymes with SOPRANO

SOPRANOS Defined for Kids

soprano

noun so·pra·no \sə-ˈpra-nō, -ˈprä-\
plural so·pra·nos

Definition of SOPRANO for Kids

1
:  the highest part in harmony that has four parts
2
:  the highest singing voice of women or boys
3
:  a singer or an instrument having a soprano range or part

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