Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as sordino, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) See damper, and 5th mute.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A mute for musical instruments. For example, the mute instrument for the violin or the damper on the pianoforte.

Etymologies

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From the Italian sordina.

Examples

Comments

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  • I like 'put a sordine in your trumpet' from the examples.

    January 26, 2016