[ US /ˈtɛnɝ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɛnɐ/ ]
  1. a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life
    nothing disturbed the even tenor of her ways
  2. the adult male singing voice above baritone
  3. an adult male with a tenor voice
  4. the general meaning or substance of an utterance
    although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument
  5. the pitch range of the highest male voice
  1. (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass
    a tenor sax
  2. of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice
    tenor voice
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How To Use tenor In A Sentence

  • Band leader, Ray Blue, is also a composer, arranger and performer on tenor, alto and soprano saxophones.
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  • It destroyed his tenor voice and his familiar cracked, husky tones took over. Times, Sunday Times
  • The tenor saxophonist's rousing stomps and sensitive ballads are deeply imprinted in his fans' memories.
  • The society is currently looking for tenors basses, altos and sopranos to join the adult choir.
  • He taught himself to play the clarinet then tenor sax.
  • The program started off ascetically with "Six Studies in English Folksong" which the program warned us were "very melancholic," continued with a song cycle for violin and tenor called "Along the Field" to poems by A.E. Houseman, and finished off the first half with insanely Pre-Raphaelite lushness to a song cycle set to Dante Gabriel Rosetti poems called "The House of Life. Thomas Glenn Sings Vaughan Williams
  • Your teachers were all baritones and even your tenor voice has a distinct baritonal touch to it.
  • We have Kebbi Williams on tenor sax, Maurice Brown on trumpet, and Saunders Sermons on trombone. Mike Ragogna: Keb' Mo's "...Enchilada," Plus Chats with Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Alex Miller, Flogging Molly's Dave King, and Lindi Ortega
  • Byron Wallen switches between trumpet and flugelhorn, whilst Ed Jones likewise moves from soprano to tenor horns.
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