mezzo-soprano

noun mez·zo-so·pra·no \ -sə-ˈpra-(ˌ)nō , -ˈprä- \

Definition of mezzo-soprano

:a woman's voice with a range between soprano and contralto; also :a singer having this voice

Origin and Etymology of mezzo-soprano

Italian mezzosoprano, from mezzo + soprano soprano


MEZZO-SOPRANO Defined for English Language Learners

mezzo-soprano

noun

Definition of mezzo-soprano for English Language Learners

  • music : a female singing voice that is higher than the contralto and lower than the soprano; also : a female singer with such a voice


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