noun (plural bassos or bassi /ˈbasi/)
A bass voice or vocal part.
- The Canadian pianist was a law unto himself, singing as he played in a grumbling basso.
- He was a stern, vindictive man with piercing dark eyes and a booming basso voice which always made her shudder.
- ‘Give me the phone, give me the phone,’ he insisted in his jowly basso.
Early 18th century: Italian, 'low', from Latin bassus 'short, low'.
Words that rhyme with bassoEl Paso, Picasso, Sargasso, Tasso
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