double bass

noun

Definition of double bass

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

double bassist

play \-ˈbā-sist\ noun

Illustration of double bass

1752

First Known Use of double bass

1752


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

  1. :  the largest instrument of the violin family


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