head register

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noun

the high register of the human voice.

Nearby words

  1. head off,
  2. head on,
  3. head or tail,
  4. head out,
  5. head over heels,
  6. head restraint,
  7. head rhyme,
  8. head sea,
  9. head shop,
  10. head smut

Origin of head register

First recorded in 1885–90

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Examples from the Web for head register

  • The head-register, even in womans voice, is capable of great expansion, if good habits of tone-production are followed.

    The Child-Voice in Singing|Francis E. Howard