Synonyms for falsetto

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A wit, in a falsetto scream, asked if he might have the next dance.

He was a creature that had no falsetto in a single fibre of his being, no shadow of affectation.

He had to repeat this in a falsetto voice before June understood.

It was just then that Ebony observed him and uttered a falsetto cry of astonishment.

She convinces herself that Jack Valentine is not only a falsetto, but a financier.

He was uneasy as before, and adopted the falsetto tone of his comic moods.

His falsetto was rich and brilliant, but totally unlike the other.

His falsetto was rich, sweet, and brilliant, and totally unlike the other.

If he can do this, he can produce some genuinely artistic effects in falsetto.

"Nieves," replied Pablo, without hesitation, in his falsetto voice.

WORD ORIGIN

"an artificial voice," 1774, Italian, diminutive of falso "false," from Latin falsus (see false).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FALSETTO

soprano

nounperson with high singing voice

squeaky

adjectivehaving high-pitched sound
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