basso profundo love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A deep bass singing voice.
  • n. A singer who has such a voice.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of basso profondo.

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  • n. a very deep bass voice

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Italian : basso, bass + profondo, deep.

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  • The title of the outstanding opening track of DeVotchKa's album "A Mad and Faithful Telling".

    March 31, 2009

  • Fun is being eliminated?

    March 30, 2009

  • In modern Italian, it would be basso profondo.

    March 30, 2009

  • "Then came some familiar hymns... and a psalm, which Awkward Davies sang in a strikingly true basso profundo."

    --Patrick O'Brian, Blue at the Mizzen, 235

    March 28, 2008