basso buffo

noun basso buf·fo \-¦bü-(ˌ)fō\

Definition of basso buffo


bassi buffi

\-¦bü-(ˌ)fē\ or

basso buffos

  1. :  a bass singer of comic roles in opera

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Origin and Etymology of basso buffo

Italian, literally, comic bass

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