Definition of Stradivarius in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌstradəˈverēəs/


A violin or other stringed instrument made by Antonio Stradivari or his followers.
Example sentences
  • Initially the only thing Burk noticed about this man was his violin: a genuine Stradivarius.
  • Jennifer also hit the headlines after it was revealed she played Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto on a Stradivarius in the final of the competition.
  • He also shares with us that the violin he plays on this CD is a 1727 Stradivarius that once belonged to Rodolphe Kreutzer.


Mid 19th century: Latinized form of Stradivari, Antonio.

Words that rhyme with Stradivarius

Aquarius, calcareous, Darius, denarius, gregarious, hilarious, multifarious, nefarious, omnifarious, precarious, Sagittarius, senarius, temerarious, various, vicarious

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Syllabification: Strad·i·var·i·us

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