Definition of 'cello'
Example sentences containing 'cello'
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He also plays the cello and piano. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His cello became an instrument of diplomacy and concerts at the ambassadorial residence were a regular feature. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is also writing a new cello concerto for me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She could have learnt to play the cello instead. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No singer quite matches the exceptional beauty and clarity of tone from the violin and cello and the denouement is hasty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His hobby is playing the cello. The Sun (2011)Solo viola and cello passages sang of solitude; shivering violins sent the temperature plunging. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His instruments were piano and cello and he loved to play Gershwin. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was also a keen dinghy sailor, and played the piano and cello. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I used to play cello with them sometimes. The Sun (2006)AN ancient member of an African jazz band plays a battered cello under his arm like a guitar. The Sun (2007)Not much noise; certainly less than the modern cello, played between the legs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He fenced and boxed, but also played the cello, drew and had a deep appreciation of painting. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)The five also play instruments ranging from guitar (and not just the air variety) to violin and cello. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They merge perfectly into one another to the sound of what I think is a Bach cello concerto. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's a no-brainer for head teachers if it comes down to a choice between focusing on literacy and numeracy or teaching the cello and violin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Halls said: 'Maybe there are some fusty schools where it is felt the only thing to do is to play the cello not very well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'cello'
British English: cello /ˈtʃɛləʊ/ NOUN
A cello is a musical instrument that looks like a large violin. You hold it upright and play it sitting down.
- American English: cello
- Arabic: كَمَانٌ جَهِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: violoncelo
- Chinese: 大提琴
- Croatian: violončelo
- Czech: violoncello
- Danish: cello
- Dutch: cello
- European Spanish: violoncelo
- Finnish: sello
- French: violoncelle
- German: Cello
- Greek: τσέλο
- Italian: violoncello
- Japanese: チェロ
- Korean: 첼로
- Norwegian: cello
- Polish: wiolonczela
- European Portuguese: violoncelo
- Romanian: violoncel
- Russian: виолончель
- Spanish: violoncelo
- Swedish: cello
- Thai: ไวโอลินเซลโล
- Turkish: viyolonsel
- Ukrainian: віолончель
- Vietnamese: đàn cello
Definition of cello from the Collins English Dictionary
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