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Tenor voice   /tˈɛnər vɔɪs/   Listen
Tenor voice

The adult male singing voice above baritone.  Synonym: tenor.

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"Tenor voice" Quotes from Famous Books

... fire, now of the stars. In spite of his impatience over petty details, he was happier than he had been since his undergraduate days. The marvelous low-lying stars, the little glow of fire on Ernest's pleasant face, the sweet tenor voice and the mellow plunking of the banjo were a wonderful background for his happy dreams. Roger still believed that a man's work could fill every desire of his mind ...
— The Forbidden Trail • Honore Willsie

... better try to find out what the old man wanted to say, and we arranged to do so that evening after dinner; but as Mr Fitz Herbert (who had a very charming tenor voice) elected to come in and sing to us, the old gentleman's communication had to ...
— Seen and Unseen • E. Katharine Bates

... behind the dark and tangled forest and flights of herons came winging it home to the islets in the swamps. On the sward by the silver strand the throng of pirates had stilled their clamor while a rascal with a tenor voice held them enraptured with the ...
— Blackbeard: Buccaneer • Ralph D. Paine

... the ex-Dorpat student, who, with his waistcoat already unbuttoned, seemed to be in every room, and in every corner of every room, at once, and filled the whole place with his resonant, agreeable, never-ceasing tenor voice. The remainder of the guests preferred either to remain silent or to talk in discreet tones of professors, faculties, examinations, and other serious and interesting matters. Yet every one, without exception, kept watching ...
— Youth • Leo Tolstoy

... two hands in his nervous and delicate fingers, from which she easily withdrew them. The action was natural enough, strong enough. But he completely spoiled the effect by the words he spoke in his thin tenor voice. ...
— From One Generation to Another • Henry Seton Merriman

... and lemonade, with plates of dainty cakes and confectionery, in an ante-room. Then a gentleman sang a hunting-song in a fine tenor voice; and another paper on Art ...
— A Little Girl of Long Ago • Amanda Millie Douglas

Words linked to "Tenor voice" :   singing voice

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