undertone

  • 1 UnderTone — est un rappeur solo français originaire de Toulouse. Son label est What?Rekordz , distribué par Believe France. Il collabore avec divers producteurs musicaux outre Atlantique, des artistes et MC internationaux (États Unis, Allemagne, Angleterre,… …

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  • 2 Undertone — can mean: *An underlying or implied tendency or meaning; an undercurrent *An element of an undertone series; a pitch whose frequency is an integral fraction of another *The Irish rock band The Undertones …

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  • 3 undertone — [un′dərtōn΄] n. 1. a low tone of sound or voice 2. a faint or subdued color, esp. one seen through other colors, as in some glazes 3. any underlying quality, factor, element, etc. [an undertone of horror] …

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  • 4 Undertone — Un der*tone , n. A low or subdued tone or utterance; a tone less loud than usual. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 undertone — (n.) 1762, low or subdued tone, from UNDER (Cf. under) + TONE (Cf. tone). Figurative sense of undercurrent of feelings, etc., is attested from 1861 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 undertone — [n] suggestion, whisper association, atmosphere, buzz, connotation, feeling, flavor, hint, hum, implication, low tone, mumble, murmur, mutter, overtone, rumor, tinge, touch, trace, undercurrent; concepts 65,682 …

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  • 7 undertone — ► NOUN 1) a subdued or muted tone of sound or colour. 2) an underlying quality or feeling …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 undertone — un|der|tone [ˈʌndətəun US dərtoun] n 1.) a feeling or quality that is not directly expressed but can still be recognized →↑overtone undertone of ▪ There was an undertone of sadness in her letter. ▪ Opponents claim the policy has racist undertones …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 undertone — UK [ˈʌndə(r)ˌtəʊn] / US [ˈʌndərˌtoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms undertone : singular undertone plural undertones something that suggests a particular idea or feeling without directly saying or showing it a humorous article with an undertone of… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 undertone — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dark, sinister ▪ subtle ▪ bitter, sarcastic ▪ racist, sexual ▪ …

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  • 11 undertone — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)toʊn[/t]] undertones 1) N COUNT: in N If you say something in an undertone, you say it very quietly. What d you think? she asked in an undertone... Well dressed clients were talking in polite undertones as they ate. 2) N COUNT: with… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 undertone — /un deuhr tohn /, n. 1. a low or subdued tone: to speak in undertones. 2. an unobtrusive or background sound: an undertone of static from the receiver. 3. an underlying quality or element; undercurrent: There was an undertone of regret in his… …

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  • 13 undertone — un|der|tone [ ʌndər,toun ] noun count something that suggests a particular idea or feeling without directly saying or showing it: a humorous article with an undertone of anger in an undertone using a quiet voice …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 undertone — overtone, undertone Both words denote an extra layer of meaning or significance seen in a word or statement. An overtone, which is also commonly used in the plural overtones, suggests subtle additional meaning (and corresponds roughly to the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 undertone — noun 1 a feeling or quality that is not directly expressed but can still be recognized (+ of): There was an undertone of sadness in her letter. 2 (C) a quiet voice or sound see also: overtone …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 undertone — noun 1) he said something in an undertone Syn: low voice, murmur, whisper, mutter 2) the story s dark undertones Syn: undercurrent, overtone, suggestion, nuance, vein, atmosphere, aura …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 undertone — un•der•tone [[t]ˈʌn dərˌtoʊn[/t]] n. 1) a low or subdued tone: to speak in undertones[/ex] 2) an unobtrusive or background sound 3) an underlying quality or element; undercurrent: an undertone of regret in his voice[/ex] 4) a subdued color; a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 undertone — potonis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. undertone vok. Unterton, m rus. унтертон, m pranc. sous harmonique, f; sous ton, m …

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  • 19 undertone — noun Date: 1806 1. a low or subdued utterance or accompanying sound 2. a quality (as of emotion) underlying the surface of an utterance or action 3. a subdued color; specifically a color seen through and modifying another color …

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  • 20 undertone — noun a) an auditory tone of low pitch or volume b) an implied meaning; an undercurrent …

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