Meaning of “bass” in the English Dictionary

"bass" in English

See all translations


uk /beɪs/ us /beɪs/ plural basses

bassadjective [ before noun ]

uk /beɪs/ us /beɪs/

bassnoun [ C ]

uk /bæs/ us /bæs/ plural bass

(Definition of “bass” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bass" in American English

See all translations

bassnoun [ C/U ]

us /beɪs/

bass noun [ C/U ] (MUSICAL RANGE)

the lowest range of a voice or musical instrument, or a person or musical instrument with this range:

[ C ] The qualities of his voice make you forget he is a bass.

bassnoun [ C/U ]

us /bæs/ plural bass

bass noun [ C/U ] (FISH)

any of several related fishes found in rivers or the sea, used for food:

(Definition of “bass” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)