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Definition of head voice in English:

noun

[in singular]
One of the high registers of the voice in speaking or singing, above chest voice.
Example sentences
  • Sometimes when he sings softly, particularly when he shifts into head voice, he turns croony, which isn't really appropriate either.
  • I also had to learn, in public speech, to drop down half an octave and use a chest rather than a head voice, especially south of the border.
  • She's telling the tv reporter in a head voice that sounds like a piece of slaughterhouse machinery that she's hoping the police will find her son.

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