castrato

  • 1 Castrato — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Farinelli, famoso castrato del siglo XVIII. Castrato (del italiano castrato, castrado)[1] es la denominación que se utiliza …

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  • 2 Castrato — (it.; pl. «castrati») m., gralm. pl. Cantante que era emasculado antes de la pubertad para que mantuviera voz de soprano o contralto. * * * castrato. (Del it. castrato, propiamente, castrado ). m. Mús. Cantante al que se castraba en la infancia… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 3 castrato — (Del it. castrato, propiamente, castrado ). m. Mús. Cantante al que se castraba en la infancia para que conservara el timbre de voz agudo …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 4 Castrato — Cas*tra to, n. [L., properly p. p. of castrare. See {Castrate}.] A male person castrated for the purpose of improving his voice for singing; an artificial, or male, soprano. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 castrato — [käs trät′ō] n. pl. castrati [käs trät′ē] [It < L castratus: see CASTRATE] a singer castrated as a boy to preserve the soprano or contralto range of his voice, esp. in 16th 18th cent. Italy …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Castrato — A castrato is a man with a singing voice equivalent to that of a soprano, mezzo soprano, or contralto voice produced either by castration of the singer before puberty or one who, because of an endocrinological condition, never reaches sexual… …

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  • 7 castrato — /ka strah toh, keuh /; It. /kah strddah taw/, n., pl. castrati / tee/. a male singer, esp. in the 18th century, castrated before puberty to prevent his soprano or contralto voice range from changing. [1755 65; < It < L castrat(us); see CASTRATE]… …

    Universalium

  • 8 castrato — 1. noun /kæsˈtrɑː.təʊ/ a) A male who has been castrated, especially a male whose testicles have been removed before puberty in order to retain his boyish voice. b) A male soprano or alto voice produced by castration of the treble singer before… …

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  • 9 castrato — ca·strà·to p.pass., agg., s.m. 1. p.pass., agg. → castrare, castrarsi 2. agg. OB fig., effeminato; fiacco, privo di carattere 3a. s.m. CO individuo a cui sono stati asportati o atrofizzati gli organi riproduttivi | fig., volg., uomo effeminato o… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 10 castrato — {{#}}{{LM C07558}}{{〓}} {{[}}castrato{{]}} ‹cas·tra·to› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Cantante al que se le extirpaban los órganos genitales en la infancia, para que conservara la voz aguda: • La voz de un castrado alcanzaba registros agudos equiparables a la …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 11 castrato — {{hw}}{{castrato}}{{/hw}}A part. pass.  di castrare ; anche agg. Sottoposto a castrazione | (fig.) Devitalizzato, censurato. B s. m. 1 Animale o persona incapace di riprodursi perché privo di ghiandole genitali. 2 Cantante evirato. 3 Agnello… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 12 castrato — noun (plural castrati) Etymology: Italian, from past participle of castrare to castrate, from Latin Date: 1763 a singer castrated before puberty to preserve the soprano or contralto range of his voice …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 castrato — pl.m. castrati sing.f. castrata pl.f. castrate …

    Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • 14 castrato —  Castrated soprano; pl. castrati …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 15 castrato — n. male soprano singer castrated before puberty as to keep a soprano or contralto voice …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 castrato — [ka strα:təʊ] noun (plural castrati ti) historical a male singer castrated in boyhood so as to retain a soprano or alto voice. Origin C18: from Ital., past participle of castrare (see castrate) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 castrato — part. pass. di castrare; anche agg. e s. m. 1. evirato, sterilizzato, eunuco 2. (fig.) fiacco, debole □ chiuso, inibito, bloccato CONTR. forte, aperto, disinibito, libero …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 18 castrato — cas·tra·to …

    English syllables

  • 19 castrato — cas•tra•to [[t]kæˈstrɑ toʊ, kə [/t]] n. pl. ti [[t] ti[/t]] fot mad a male singer, esp. in the 18th century, castrated before puberty to prevent his soprano or contralto voice range from changing • Etymology: 1755–65; < It < L castrātus …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 castrato — /kæsˈtratoʊ/ (say kas trahtoh) noun (plural castrati /kæsˈtrati/ (say kas trahtee) or castratos) 1. a. (in opera of the 17th and 18th centuries) a male singer castrated in boyhood to preserve his soprano or alto voice in the upper registers. b.… …

    Australian English dictionary