Definition of 'saxophone'
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Only after retiring did he learn to play the piano and saxophone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the holidays he directed youth operas and played saxophone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another friend plays his saxophone in a little combo. Christianity Today (2000)You half expect a jazz saxophone to bleat a solo to complete the air of film noir melancholy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is a pilot, plays the saxophone and the piano and speaks six languages. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He began playing the saxophone in early youth and by 15 was playing in jazz clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She listens hard to part of a saxophone line, enraptured by the slow bending of the note. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He ran his own band during school holidays, playing the alto saxophone and the drums at local dances. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both her parents were musical; her mother was a singer and dancer and her father played the saxophone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He came from a musical family, and he played the trumpet and the saxophone and had a fondness for jazz. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She is said to be a straight A student and accomplished skier and alto saxophone player. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Because of him I still play saxophone and clarinet. The Sun (2014)My 18-year-old is actually a very good musician who plays upright bass, electric guitar and saxophone. The Sun (2014)The unusual instrumentation, pitching clarinet against saxophone, gives the group an added facet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His saxophone playing on it is... amazing, stunning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He began playing brass instruments, before settling on the saxophone, initially playing a locally made bamboo instrument. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'saxophone'
British English: saxophone /ˈsæksəˌfəʊn/ NOUN
A saxophone is a musical wind instrument in the shape of a curved metal tube with keys and a curved mouthpiece.
- American English: saxophone
- Arabic: سَكْسُوفُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: saxofone
- Chinese: 萨克斯管
- Croatian: saksofon
- Czech: saxofon
- Danish: saxofon
- Dutch: saxofoon
- European Spanish: saxofón
- Finnish: saksofoni
- French: saxophone
- German: Saxophon
- Greek: σαξόφωνο
- Italian: sassofono
- Japanese: サクソフォーン
- Korean: 색소폰
- Norwegian: saksofon
- Polish: saksofon
- European Portuguese: saxofone
- Romanian: saxofon
- Russian: саксофон
- Spanish: saxofón
- Swedish: saxofon
- Thai: แซ็กโซโฟน
- Turkish: saksafon
- Ukrainian: саксофон
- Vietnamese: kèn saxophone
Definition of saxophone from the Collins English Dictionary
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