1. [ noun ] (music) the pitch range of the highest male voice
Related terms: high_pitch
2. [ noun ] (music) the adult male singing voice above baritone
Synonyms: tenor_voice
Related terms: singing_voice
3. [ noun ] (music,performing arts) an adult male with a tenor voice
Related terms: singer john_mccormick domingo lauritz_lebrecht_hommel_melchior luciano_pavarotti caruso
4. [ adjective ] of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice

"tenor voice"

Related terms: high
5. [ adjective ] (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass

"a tenor sax"

Related terms: music high
6. [ noun ] pervading note of an utterance
Synonyms: strain

"I could follow the general tenor of his argument"

Related terms: meaning drift
Similar spelling:   Tenorio