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Meaning of UNDERTONE

Pronunciation:  'undur`town

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a pale or subdued color
  2. [n]  subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance; implicit meaning
  3. [n]  a quiet or hushed tone of voice; "spoke in undertones"
 

UNDERTONE is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: tinge, undercurrent
 
 See Also: meaning, shade, substance, tincture, tint, tone, tone, tone of voice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*tone`\, n.
A low or subdued tone or utterance; a tone less loud than
usual.



 

 

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