noun (plural falsettos)Music
1A method of voice production used by male singers, especially tenors, to sing notes higher than their normal range: he sang in a piercing falsetto he was singing falsetto in this role
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- In Cyrus's version, his words are backed up in the chorus and briefly in the third verse by two male voices singing in a falsetto.
- Stout and scruffy, the 36-year-old Daniels looks more suited to a football field than La Fenice, but as a countertenor, the highest male voice in opera, he sings in a falsetto.
- I found that when I sang falsetto, I could tune my voice more and control it.
1.2A voice or sound that is unusually or unnaturally high.
- Marcia tells Marty that she loves his falsetto, and asked why he didn't do more of it.
- Smith takes more vocal chances on Hill, giving us his bright falsetto often and almost without apology - almost.
- It was the job of the Designated Safety Officer to read us the half-sheet of safety instructions, in his best falsetto, and ensure that we violated none of them.
Words that rhyme with falsettoallegretto, amaretto, amoretto, Canaletto, cornetto, ghetto, larghetto, libretto, Loreto, Orvieto, ristretto, Soweto, stiletto, Tintoretto, vaporetto, zucchetto
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