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English adjective: contrabass

1. contrabass pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range

SamplesContrabass or double-bass clarinet.


Similarlow, low-pitched

Antonymshigh-pitched, high

English noun: contrabass

1. contrabass (artifact) largest and lowest member of the violin family

Synonymsbass fiddle, bass viol, bull fiddle, double bass, string bass

Broader (hypernym)bass, bowed stringed instrument, string

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