n (plural altos)
- 1.1 (female singer) contralto (feminine)More example sentences1.2 (male singer) contratenor (m), alto (m)
- As the main emphasis of the courses lies in the choir made up of all participants, space is limited to approximately twenty sopranos, twelve altos and counter-tenors, and sixteen basses.
- The society is currently looking for tenors basses, altos and sopranos to join the adult choir.
- She was an alto trying to sing soprano and missing.
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