grand piano


Definition of grand piano

: a piano with horizontal frame and strings — compare upright piano

Examples of grand piano in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a parlor with a grand piano, breakfast nook with a curved wall of windows and primary suite with a sitting room and dressing room. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2021 The panel before him has more things to push than a grand piano and Bunger is a virtuoso of his electronic instrument, along with his vocal one. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 June 2021 As a music professor, organist, and composer, having somewhere to put his Steinway grand piano was the second prerequisite for his new home — and the space next to a large bay window in the living room was a perfect spot. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 4 June 2021 Cartwright turned the onsite chapel into the main bar-restaurant—the upper level, where there’s now a grand piano—was where the wardens and staff used to sit for worship, looking down over their inmates. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 26 May 2021 To do that version with the grand piano, that was my idea. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 19 May 2021 Theodore Davis, an American businessman who sponsored many excavations, sailed the Nile in a private boat that had a grand piano, a crystal chandelier, and piped hot and cold water. Ursula Lindsey, The New York Review of Books, 27 Apr. 2021 Natural light shoots through the roof into the two-story living room and onto a white grand piano and black granite floor. oregonlive, 10 May 2021 On the first day of the four-day-a-week model, the school’s choir director, Erin Girard, sat at a grand piano on the theater stage. Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2021

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First Known Use of grand piano

1793, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grand piano was in 1793

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18 Jul 2021

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“Grand piano.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of grand piano

: a very large piano used for concerts

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