tone-setter

noun

a person or thing that establishes the quality or character that is to be followed subsequently

Nearby words

  1. tone policing,
  2. tone row,
  3. tone up,
  4. tone, theobald wolfe,
  5. tone-deaf,
  6. tone-up,
  7. toneless,
  8. toneme,
  9. toner,
  10. tonetic

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