double bass
  • IPA: /ˈdʌ.bl̩beɪs/

double bass (plural double basses)

  1. (musical instrument) The largest stringed instrument of the violin family.
    Synonyms: contrabass, upright bass, string bass, bass fiddle, bass violin, doghouse bass, bass viol, stand-up bass, bull fiddle
  2. The deepest of all male voices.
    Voice of a double bass, or simply, a double bass.
Translations Translations
  • Italian: basso profondo
  • Portuguese: baixo profundo
  • Spanish: bajo profundo

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