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  1. contrabass:


Detailed Translations for contrabass from English to French


contrabass [the ~] noun

  1. the contrabass (bass)
    la basse; la contre-basse

Translation Matrix for contrabass:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
basse bass; contrabass grumbling voice
contre-basse bass; contrabass
- bass fiddle; bass viol; bull fiddle; double bass; string bass
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- double-bass
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
basse banal; base; below the belt; bogus; coarse; faked; false; feigned; fictitious; gross; low; low-hanging; mean; nasty; not genuine; pedestrian; rotten; shabby; sham; stingy; trite; trivial; unmannerly; unsavory; unsavoury; vapid; vile; villainous; vulgar

Synonyms for "contrabass":

  • double-bass; low; low-pitched
  • bass fiddle; bass viol; bull fiddle; double bass; string bass; bowed stringed instrument; string; bass

Related Definitions for "contrabass":

  1. pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range1
    • contrabass or double-bass clarinet1
  2. largest and lowest member of the violin family1