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baritone

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Definition the second lowest adult male singing voice

Baritone can also describe a musical instrument designed for baritone pitch.
  • Pollard would have known her anywhere; her voice, even as a baby, was a deep baritone like his.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Nathan said in a deep baritone.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "My apologies," he said in his own melodious baritone.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • I could almost hear a wavery baritone voice singing "O Promise Me."
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • His tone was a deep, smooth baritone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Smoke?" he asked, his voice a deep baritone that was at odds with his slight stature.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • For a while, I did nothing but listen to President's Gray baritone voice give his nightly address.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • The voice was baritone and with exquisite control.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • "More precisely," Goode said in a deep, confident baritone, "I won the case, Mr. Longfellow."
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • As they rocked back and forth, Gary tipped his head to the sky, and began singing in a hauntingly beautiful baritone.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • "Oh, my poor boys," Zacharie said in a squeaky voice, a choked parody of his deep baritone.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • JIM [wistfully]: I sang the baritone lead in that operetta.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • But she snapped at me in a baritone voice.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Several men were coughing, each distinctively, I thought—a Chaliapin bass, a baritone, a tenor.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • He joins in the singing but his rich baritone voice is weak and thin as if his throat is in pain.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • The broadcaster aims his questions at JFK in a delivery that alternates between baritone rumble and easy drawl.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "We'll know soon enough," her boss said in his deep baritone voice.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • Dad had a fine baritone, with strength and timbre and range, and despite being tanked, he sang that hymn like the roof-raiser it is.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • He shook his hand warmly; he unbent in a smile; his baritone was mellow.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • [He begins to sing in a nasal operatic baritone, tremulous from an eternity of misuse in the French manner].
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman

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