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Definitions of tenor:
  • noun:   the pitch range of the highest male voice
  • noun:   pervading note of an utterance
    Example: "I could follow the general tenor of his argument"
  • noun:   the adult male singing voice above baritone
  • noun:   an adult male with a tenor voice
  • adjective:   of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice
    Example: "Tenor voice"
  • adjective:   (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass
    Example: "A tenor sax"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #67219)

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