Definitions For Tenor

noun

  • The pitch range of the highest male voice
  • The general meaning or substance of an utterance
  • A settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life
  • The adult male singing voice above baritone
  • An adult male with a tenor voice
  • The highest adult male singing voice ; also : a singer who has such a voice
  • The general or basic quality or meaning of something

adjective

  • Of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice
  • (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass

Is Tenor a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
6

The word Tenor is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tenor in a Sentence

  • He has a high, lilting tenor.
  • She asked the tenors to sing the line again.
  • The tenor of his remarks is clear.
  • Verdi wrote some difficult tenor parts.
  • She plays the tenor sax.

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