from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a deep-sounding voice; a voice fitted for singing bass.
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- n. the lowest adult male singing voice
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I am still mortifying my soul with these thoughts when, like a message of redemption, comes the bass voice of old Franco speaking, not Bembe, but his prison-acquired Kinyarwanda.
When the jig was finished, Dr. Hearty struck more plaintive chords and raised his rich bass voice in a sad ballad, “Dying at the Door.”
Aided by a naturally resonant bass voice and a droopy cultivated moustache, he had achieved the notable status of 'a character 'in a business which specialized in them, but behind the flamboyance there was a sharp technician's mind which saw life analytically at twenty-four frames per second and thought in Eastman-colour.