Definition of Mezzo

1. Noun. A soprano with a voice between soprano and contralto.

Exact synonyms: Mezzo-soprano
Generic synonyms: Soprano
Specialized synonyms: Horne, Marilyn Horne



2. Noun. The female singing voice between contralto and soprano.
Exact synonyms: Mezzo-soprano
Generic synonyms: Singing Voice

Definition of Mezzo

1. a. Mean; not extreme.

Definition of Mezzo

1. Noun. (music) mezzo-soprano ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mezzo

1. a female voice of a full, deep quality [n -ZOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mezzo

mezuza
mezuzah
mezuzahs
mezuzas
mezuzot
mezuzoth
mezz
mezza voce
mezzaluna
mezzalunas
mezzanine
mezzanine floor
mezzanines
mezze
mezzes
mezzo (current term)
mezzo-relievo
mezzo-relievos
mezzo-rilievo
mezzo-rilievos
mezzo-soprano
mezzo-sopranos
mezzo forte
mezzo piano
mezzobrow
mezzobrows
mezzos
mezzotinted
mezzotinter

Literary usage of Mezzo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A.L.A. Portrait Index: Index to Portraits Contained in Printed Books and by American Library Association (1906)
"(1896) 1:339. wdct. after an Eng. mezzo. HARPER'S mag. (1877) 55:682. eng. Simon Joseph, 1871- See Lovat, 14th baron. Thomas, d. 1789. KAY, Orig. por. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"mezzo-soprano, a voice or a voice-part of a compass between those of the ... mezzo-soprano clef, а С clef when placed on the second line of the staff. ..."

3. Il Nuovo cimento by Società italiana di fisica (1863)
"Per mezzo di un pendolo mosso da un piccolo orologio, si producevano in 6, e per intervalli uguali di tempo, settanta od ottanta aperture e chiusure al ..."

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