Translation of alto in Spanish:

alto

contralto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈaltəʊ//ˈæltoʊ/

noun

  • 1

    (female singer)
    contralto feminine
    • As the main emphasis of the courses lies in the choir made up of all participants, space is limited to approximately twenty sopranos, twelve altos and counter-tenors, and sixteen basses.
    • The society is currently looking for tenors basses, altos and sopranos to join the adult choir.
    • I'm an alto, but people keep making me sing soprano.
    • She was an alto trying to sing soprano and missing.
    • A lot of people have said that we do have similar singing voices, although in fact I'm a mezzo soprano and Sandy is an alto.
  • 2

    (male singer)
    contratenor masculine
    alto masculine

adjective

  • 1

    alto