noun, plural bas·sos, Italian bas·si [bahs-see]. /ˈbɑs si/. Music.
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Blessed with a preternaturally resonant basso — someone should record this actor for use, like the sound of ocean waves, by troubled sleepers — Page seems to have been custom-designed himself for the passages he pulls out of the texts.For Patrick Page, it’s Shakespeare’s bad guys who steal the show|Peter Marks|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
But for Basso (Super 8), keeping a straight face during these scenes was easier said then done.‘The Kings of Summer’ Stars on Survival Skills, Girls, Becoming Men, and More|Anna Klassen|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Basso said Alleman had a genetic predisposition for cardiac problems, as both of his parents died of heart attacks in their 50s.
"He lived a very full life," said Basso, who seemed shaken when reached by phone Monday evening.
Basso recalled Alleman as a fun-loving man who loved the Heart Attack Grill.
Dmitri had been a basso profundo singer, and to this day retains a commanding voice as well as a keen ear.
He passed them by, and haughty tenor and swaggering basso again took heart of grace.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
She stood by the gate and pumped up basso-profundo bawls from her second or lower stomach.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
For him Gibson executed a basso rilievo in terra-cotta, now in the Liverpool museum.
The inner apartments are much the same as the portico, all covered with figures in basso relievo.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Not far from it, on the side of a large well, was fixed a stone with three figures carved on it, in basso relievo.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.