double bass

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of double bass

:the largest and lowest-pitched of the stringed instruments tuned in fourths

double bassist

play \-ˈbā-sist\ noun

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1728


DOUBLE BASS Defined for English Language Learners

double bass

noun

Definition of double bass for English Language Learners

  • : a very large musical instrument that is shaped like a violin


DOUBLE BASS Defined for Kids

double bass

noun

Definition of double bass for Students

:the largest instrument of the violin family

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