noun, plural con·tral·tos.
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Example sentences from the Web for contralto
Dumnil, the tenor, used to steal jewellery from the soprano and contralto of the troop, and get intoxicated with the baritone.History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time|Henry Sutherland Edwards
The unknown singer had a contralto voice, with all the richness of tone of the most highly trained prima donna.Personal Recollections of the Civil War|James Madison Stone
Tenor, contralto, baritone, and bass vie with each other in performing dangerous feats of vocal agility.Stars of the Opera|Mabel Wagnalls
Louis, having unfastened the bundle, tried over some of the songs, and taught Frank readily the contralto of two.Louis' School Days|E. J. May
It is a contralto that can express profound depths of feeling.The Girls at Mount Morris|Amanda Minnie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for contralto
noun plural -tos or -ti (-tɪ)
Word Origin for contralto
Cultural definitions for contralto
The lowest range of the female singing voice; alto.