bass


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bass: bass voice
  • all
  • adj
  • noun

Synonyms for bass

Synonyms for bass

being a sound produced by a relatively small frequency of vibrations

Synonyms for bass

the lowest part of the musical range

Related Words

the lowest part in polyphonic music

an adult male singer with the lowest voice

the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae

any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)

the lowest adult male singing voice

nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes

having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range

Synonyms

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
I know not what you call my bass," said Heyward, piqued at her remark, "but I know that your safety, and that of Cora, is far dearer to me than could be any orchestra of Handel's music.
the Bass and Tenor of the Man and the Soprano and Contralto of the two Women?
At a little distance stood Minnie and the "garden-child," a minute importation, each holding either end of a long piece of bass.
By way of a change she crossed her hands and played the air in the bass.
announced the countess' gigantic footman in his bass voice, entering the drawing room.
It's what I should expect, when a fellow like Trapping Bass is let off so easily.
Above the muffled roar of conversation, the dismal wailings of babies at night, the thumping of feet in unseen corridors and rooms, mingled with the sound of varied hoarse shoutings in the street and the rattling of wheels over cobbles, they heard the screams of the child and the roars of the mother die away to a feeble moaning and a subdued bass muttering.
There were shrill cries of boys selling programmes and soda water, and there was a great bass rumble of masculine voices.
The signal has been sounded--too grave for the ear of the sailor at the masthead and his comrades on the deck--who nevertheless feel its vibrations in the ship as the stones of a cathedral are stirred by the bass of the organ.
He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
As you can well imagine, the bass, the flounders, the whitefish, and even the little anchovies all went together into the tub to keep the mullets company.
He immediately took the only method of silencing this thorough bass, whose music he feared might disturb Mr Allworthy; and then sitting down by the nurse, he remained motionless till Blifil and the doctor came in together and waked the sick man, in order that the doctor might feel his pulse, and that the other might communicate to him that piece of news, which, had Jones been apprized of it, would have had great difficulty of finding its way to Mr Allworthy's ear at such a season.
But that's just the question," Pestsov broke in in his bass.
Undoubtedly, undoubtedly," broke in Mr Verloc in a deep deferential bass of an oratorical quality, so utterly different from the tone in which he had spoken before that his interlocutor remained profoundly surprised.
Pickwick had taken, was an office-lad of fourteen, with a tenor voice; near him a common-law clerk with a bass one.