mezzo

Part of speech: adjective

Half; medium; moderate. mezza ( fem.).

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Usage examples "mezzo":

  1. His voice was sunk to the golden mezzo of an amorous whisper. - "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst.
  2. Not only had Bridget a voice, a very sweet mezzo- contralto, but she sang with remarkable feeling. - "The Crown of Life", George Gissing.
  3. Afternoon: drive on the Via Appia as far as Torre Mezzo Strada; in returning, see the Baths of Caracalla. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.