Adjective "bassi" definition and examples

(Bassi may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbasəʊ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A bass voice or vocal part.
  1. 'While accompanying a visiting Hungarian basso, I turned a page and the next page was missing!'
  2. '‘Give me the phone, give me the phone,’ he insisted in his jowly basso.'
  3. 'The traditional Puerto Rican group is a trio, made up of a qauttro (an eight-stringed native Puerto Rican instrument similar to a mandolin); a guitarra, or guitar; and a basso, or bass.'
  4. 'Another highlight of this compilation is the complete song cycle "The Nursery", in which the basso convincingly transforms himself into a little boy!'
  5. 'The Canadian pianist was a law unto himself, singing as he played in a grumbling basso.'

More definitions

1. a person who sings bass; a bass.

More examples(as adjective)

"points can be bassi."

Origin

(basso)Early 18th century: Italian, ‘low’, from Latin bassus ‘short, low’.