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sourdine (plural sourdines)
- (music, historical) A muted trumpet.
- (music, historical) A mute; a damper.
sourdine (comparative more sourdine, superlative most sourdine)
- Muffled, muted; subdued.
- 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin, published 2011, page 436:
- The streets had been considerably quieter in the sourdine Past.
sourdine f (plural sourdines)
- inflection of sourdiner:
- “sourdine”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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