noun, plural fal·set·tos.
- false-positive reaction,
Origin of falsetto
Examples from the Web for falsetto
And he starts to sing it, filling the room with his sweet, fragile tenor, shifting to a falsetto that cuts straight to the heart.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike his falsetto and his "cool dad" penchant for fedoras, this rumored affair is just so not cute.Marry, Screw, Kill: Lindsay Lohan Sex List Scandal Edition|Amy Zimmerman|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this art is by no means so difficult as is supposed, and is not dependent on the natural strength of the first falsetto tones.
However, I was sure I could easily recognise that falsetto voice; and I knew where the supplies were to be purchased.The Mystery|Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
Garcia has accepted the division made by Mller, and universally adopted in science, of the chest, falsetto and head registers.
He halted, turned about and, with a volley of falsetto barks, challenged the offending water to come ashore and fight fair.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
Dr. Mackenzie, who says there are but two mechanisms, the long and short reed, says the falsetto is produced by the short reed.The Head Voice and Other Problems|D. A. Clippinger
noun plural -tos
Word Origin for falsetto
"an artificial voice," 1774, Italian, diminutive of falso "false," from Latin falsus (see false).