Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: timbre
IPA transcription: [t'ɪmbɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: timbre, timber, quality, tone
    Meaning: (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
Usage examples
  • Quality (timbre).
  • For a couple of days Sir Richmond felt almost intolerably tired, but scarcely noted the changed timbre of the wheezy notes in his throat.