bottomy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bottom +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

bottomy ‎(comparative more bottomy, superlative most bottomy)

  1. having a deep pitch
    • 1990 November 9, Neil Tesser, “Cassandra Wilson”, Chicago Reader:
      Describing Wilson's rich, bottomy contralto in musical terms doesn't quite work.
    • 2000 October 20, Monica Kendrick, “Spot Check”, Chicago Reader:
      But though there's definitely power in the bottomy drumming of Angela Horton--whose setup includes a timpani--on their eponymously titled debut (on Blue Mountain's Black Dog label), the Satyrs usually choose not to, favoring eerie southern-gothic balladry with a Floydian psychedelic tinge and the occasional Middle Eastern twinge.
    • 2003 November 21, Peter Margasak, “Full-Blown Trio”, Chicago Reader:
      Burrell is at his fiery best, attacking bottomy chords with sledgehammer power--there's not a ragtime riff in sight.