synth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from synthesizer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɪnθ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪnθ

Noun[edit]

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synth (plural synths)

  1. (slang) A musical synthesizer.

Verb[edit]

synth (third-person singular simple present synths, present participle synthing, simple past and past participle synthed)

  1. (slang) To play on a musical synthesizer.
    • 1991, Theater Week (volume 4, page 38)
      Les Miserables couldn't tour the road circuit affordably today if Seann Alderking hadn't reduced its pit-people requirements by masterfully synthing large portions of its sound, and with a range of sonic effects that makes Svengali sound like something played on a nursery xylophone.
    • 1995, Jazz Times (volume 25, issues 1-5)
      There's some synthing, but mostly real strings and horns. And a remarkable acoustic piano solo, "Jacqueline," in memory of the modern sophisticated lady.