bass guitar

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bass guitar

(bās)
n.
An electrically amplified musical instrument having four or more heavy strings, held like a guitar and usually played by plucking or striking the strings with the hand.

bass guitar

(beɪs)
n
(Instruments) a guitar that has the same pitch and tuning as a double bass, usually electrically amplified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bass guitar - the guitar with six strings that has the lowest pitchbass guitar - the guitar with six strings that has the lowest pitch
bass - the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
guitar - a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking
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