tremolo

Part of speech: noun

A vibrating sound produced by the voice or instrumentally.

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Usage examples "tremolo":

  1. " Windy" McPheters regaled those with an ear for music by cheerful efforts on his mouth- harp, coming out strong on the tremolo, and jigging the heel of his moccasined foot for time. - "King Spruce, A Novel", Holman Day.
  2. Its high, wiry trill, like the buzzing of the locust, heard in the dawn before the sky grows even gray, or in the middle of the night, starts the morning chorus; and after all other voices are hushed in the evening, its tremolo is the last bed- song to come from the trees. - "Bird-Neighbors", Blanchan, Neltje.
  3. " I got to talk to you, Mr. Magee," he whispered in a frightened tremolo. - "Seven Keys to Baldpate", Earl Derr Biggers.