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English adjective: contrabass

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


SamplesContrabass or double-bass clarinet.


Synonymsdouble-bass


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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