Definition of synthesizer in English:

synthesizer

Line breaks: syn|the¦sizer
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnθɪsʌɪzə
 
/
(also synthesiser)

noun

  • An electronic musical instrument, typically operated by a keyboard, producing a wide variety of sounds by generating and combining signals of different frequencies.
    More example sentences
    • The instruments and sounds may have changed but it still sounds like a hardcore band this time playing about with synthesisers instead of guitars.
    • My main instrument is the guitar, although I also use keyboards, synthesisers, and sequencers in my musical meanderings.
    • Machines and electronic devices such as synthesisers, drum machines and feeders have made musicians idle.

More definitions of synthesizer

Definition of synthesizer in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw