falsetto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian falso.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fɔlˈsɛ.təʊ/
  • (US) enPR: fälsĕˊtō, IPA(key): /falˈsɛ.toʊ/, /faɫˈsɛ.ɾo/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fal‧set‧to

Noun[edit]

falsetto (countable and uncountable, plural falsettos)

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  1. (countable or uncountable) The "false" (singing) voice in any human, usually airy and lacking a purity of vowels; created by utilizing the next highest vocal folds above those used for speech and normal range singing. It is commonly confused with the Head Voice register.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

falsetto m (plural falsetti)

  1. (music) falsetto (voice)