basso profundo


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bas·so pro·fun·do

 (băs′ō prə-fŭn′dō, bä′sō prə-fo͝on′dō)
n. pl. basso pro·fun·dos or bas·si pro·fun·di (bä′sē prə-fo͝on′dē)
1. A deep bass singing voice.
2. A singer who has such a voice.

[Italian : basso, bass + profondo, deep.]

basso profundo

(prəʊˈfʌndəʊ; Italian proˈfundo)
n, pl -dos
(Music, other) (esp in operatic solo singing) a singer with a very deep bass voice
[Italian, literally: deep bass]

bas•so pro•fun•do

(ˈbæs oʊ prəˈfʌn doʊ, -ˈfʊn-, ˈbɑ soʊ)
n., pl. basso profundos, bas•si pro•fun•di (ˈbæs i prəˈfʌn di, -ˈfʊn-, ˈbɑ si)
a singer with a bass voice of the lowest range.
[1855–60; < Italian basso profondo literally, deep bass. See basso, profound]

basso profundo

A bass voice of unusually low range.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basso profundo - a very deep bass voice
bass voice, basso, bass - the lowest adult male singing voice
Translations

basso profundo

[ˌbæsəʊprəˈfʊndəʊ] Nbajo m profundo

basso profundo

ntiefer Bass
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