[ UK /ˈæltə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈæɫtoʊ/ ]
  1. the highest adult male singing voice
  2. (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
  3. a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
  4. the pitch range of the lowest female voice
  5. the lowest female singing voice
  1. of or being the lowest female voice
  2. of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
  3. (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
    alto clarinet or recorder
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How To Use alto In A Sentence

  • Band leader, Ray Blue, is also a composer, arranger and performer on tenor, alto and soprano saxophones.
  • “And now, Sir John de Walton,” he said, “methinks you are a little churlish in not ordering me some breakfast, after I have been all night engaged in your affairs; and a cup of muscadel would, I think, be no bad induction to a full consideration of this perplexed matter.” Castle Dangerous
  • When you eat or drink a food source of maltose, the maltose is split into two glucose units so they can be absorbed.
  • She said: ‘We have a rail station at Malton that fails abominably.’
  • There is no flavour to the pepperoni and it is altogether too tomatoey. The Sun
  • He'd probably dismissed her altogether by now as fickle, shallow and all too easily swayed by other people.
  • In the postwar period they gradually merged with the Conservatives until they disappeared altogether. Times, Sunday Times
  • Pondus limi, inde aworden is flæsc pund fyres of thon read is blod and hat factus est caro; pondus ignis, inde rubeus est sanguis et calidus; pund saltes of thon sindon salto tehero pund deawes of thon pondus salis, inde sunt salsae lacrimae; pondus roris, unde aworden is swat pund blostmes of thon is fagung egena factus est sudor; pondus floris, inde est uarietas oculorum; pund wolcnes of thon is unstydfullnisse _vel_ unstatholfæstnisse pondus nubis, inde est instabilitas thohta mentium; pund windes of thon is oroth cald pund gefe of thon is pondus uenti, inde est anhela frigida: pondus gratiae, id est thoht monnes sensus hominis. English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day
  • Food subsidies are reduced or thrown out altogether and food prices may double or triple overnight.
  • Thousands of people flocked to the Malton Racing Stables Open Day, when 18 stables around Malton and Norton opened their doors to a fascinated public.
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