treble


treble

adjective

Definition of TREBLE

1
having a high musical pitch or range <the treble shrieks of children at play>
Near Antonyms gruff, hoarse, husky, rough, smoky (also smokey)
Antonyms bass, deep, grave, low, throaty
2
having three units or parts <a treble painting, with each panel telling a different part of the Nativity story>
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