contralto contralto


  1. (n) a woman singer having a contralto voice
  2. (n) the lowest female singing voice
  3. (adj) of or being the lowest female voice



  1. One of the greatest concert singers of this generation is Marian Anderson, Philadelphia-born Negro contralto.
  2. She had a stentorian contralto and a quavering wail that grated on the ears of those attuned to the trills of opera divas.
  3. She is not only the world's greatest contralto and one of the very great voices of all time, she is also a dedicated character, devoutly simple, calm, religious.


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