noun, plural con·tral·tos.
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Example sentences from the Web for contralto
That is not an instrument for the production of tones in the contralto compass.The Child-Voice in Singing|Francis E. Howard
What she sang he did not know, but her deep contralto, holding heaven in its tones, he both knew and understood.The White Shield|Myrtle Reed
The contralto and I were talking about it one day on the train and saying how glad we should be to get away from it.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna|Clara Louise Kellogg
With that there smote on our ears the sounds of two voices in altercation outside—one a woman's high contralto.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Through the warm air, heavy with the perfume of flowers, floated the contralto voice of Dolores.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Fergus Hume
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.