- tone quality; timbre.
Origin of tone color
Related Words for tone colortimbre, stress, strength, force, modulation, inflection, accent, emphasis, resonance, intonation
Examples from the Web for tone color
Historical Examples of tone color
The Hawaiian ear has always a delicate feeling for tone-color.Unwritten Literature of Hawaii
Nathaniel Bright Emerson
And there were refinements of tone-color undreamed of even by Chopin.Old Fogy
On the other side, if used only sporadically, it is a matter of tone-color.English Verse
Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
And now we must turn to our last point of discussion, tone-color.
Characterize as to inflection and tone-color Maggie's voice and Tom's.