HyperDic: undertone

English > 3 senses of the word undertone:
NOUNcommunicationundertonea quiet or hushed tone of voice
cognitionundertone, undercurrenta subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance
attributeundertone, tingea pale or subdued color
undertone > pronunciation
Soundsah'ndertow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > undertone: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA quiet or hushed tone of voice.
Example"spoke in undertones"
Broadertone, tone of voiceThe quality of a person's voice
Spanishvoz baja
English > undertone: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance; implicit meaning / meaning.
Synonymundercurrent
Broadermeaning, substanceThe idea that is intended
Spanishtrasfondo
English > undertone: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA pale or subdued color.
Synonymtinge
Broadershade, tint, tincture, toneA quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
Spanishmatiz, tinte
Catalanmatís, tint

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