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 Meanings and Examples of BASS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
bass
 n.  the lowest part of the musical range
 a.  having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
Classic Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  Heron made a poor attempt to imitate for his friend Wallis the rector's pedantic bass and then, laughing at his failure, asked Stephen to do it.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
2  A deep bass note in response came from the upper tier, followed by coughs of protest along the other benches.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
3  Decidedly Villona was in excellent spirits; he kept up a deep bass hum of melody for miles of the road.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In AFTER THE RACE
4  One hand played in the bass the melody of Silent, O Moyle, while the other hand careered in the treble after each group of notes.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In TWO GALLANTS
5  The bass and the second tenor had already come.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
6  The bass, Mr. Duggan, was a slender young man with a scattered black moustache.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
7  He was the son of a hall porter in an office in the city and, as a boy, he had sung prolonged bass notes in the resounding hall.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
8  In one corner were Mr. Holohan, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Miss Beirne, two of the stewards, the baritone, the bass, and Mr. O'Madden Burke.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
9  The piece ended with a trill of octaves in the treble and a final deep octave in the bass.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
10  There was indignation in his hoarse bass voice but also a wheedling note, and Scarlett teasingly clicked her tongue against her teeth as she reached out to pull his cravat into place.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
11  A bugle blared and a bass voice shouted the command to break ranks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
12  With no further warning, Gerald, who was hanging on the gate, threw back his head and began the "Lament," in a roaring bass.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
13  Her voice was joined by Rhett's excellent bass, and as they went into the second verse those on the porch breathed more easily, though Heaven knew it was none too cheery a song, either.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
14  While the men floated on the lake, casting for black bass, the women prepared lunch and yawned.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  In it there was much bass of grumbling oaths.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence:
1  Both records have a good throbbing bass which is great to dance to.
2  The church organist may improvise on a ground bass.
3  He answered my question in a surprisingly deep bass.
4  The bass clarinet forms a solid bass for the woodwind group.
5  The bass guitar began to thump so loudly that it resonated in my head.
6  The group found itself minus a bass player.
7  The drums and double bass usually form the rhythm section of a jazz group.
8  Don has agreed to sing bass.
9  The song would have been more apt for a bass voice.
10  When the band plays "Time to Get Ill," the Garden is shaking, the cameras are vibrating and you can almost feel the bass throbbing in your body.