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countertenor

Definitions of countertenor
  1. noun
    the highest adult male singing voice
    synonyms: alto
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    type of:
    singing voice
    the musical quality of the voice while singing
  2. noun
    a male singer with a voice above that of a tenor
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    type of:
    alto
    a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
  3. adjective
    of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
    synonyms: alto
    high, high-pitched
    used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
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