bass fiddle

noun

Examples of bass fiddle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first effort involved the idea of building an electric bass fiddle that could be played by a pianist. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Mar. 2022 Scott Kingery, who played everything but the bass fiddle since his signing in 2018, has cleared waivers and been sent to Lehigh Valley, the top farm club of the Philadelphia Phillies, on an outright basis. Dan Schlossberg, Forbes, 8 June 2021 Band members include Alex Berman on banjo and vocals, Ben Kolakowski on guitar and vocals, Alex Tocco on fiddle and vocals, Ryan Rogers on mandolin and Colin Rappa on bass fiddle. Susan Soldavin, Howard County Times, 6 July 2018 Daigle is a guitarist, while Wills plays bass guitar and bass fiddle. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, 1 June 2018 The Neverly Brothers put a fresh twist on throwback tunes with their three-man band that utilizes an upright bass fiddle and a minimalist drum kit that is played standing up by Kegham Giragosian, who is the singer/guitarist's brother. Bob Kostanczuk, Post-Tribune, 14 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bass fiddle was in 1836

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“Bass fiddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bass%20fiddle. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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