- noun1》 a subdued or muted tone of sound or colour.2》 an underlying quality or feeling.
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UnderTone — est un rappeur solo français originaire de Toulouse. Son label est What?Rekordz , distribué par Believe France. Il collabore avec divers producteurs musicaux outre Atlantique, des artistes et MC internationaux (États Unis, Allemagne, Angleterre,… … Wikipédia en Français
Undertone — can mean: *An underlying or implied tendency or meaning; an undercurrent *An element of an undertone series; a pitch whose frequency is an integral fraction of another *The Irish rock band The Undertones … Wikipedia
undertone — [un′dərtōn΄] n. 1. a low tone of sound or voice 2. a faint or subdued color, esp. one seen through other colors, as in some glazes 3. any underlying quality, factor, element, etc. [an undertone of horror] … English World dictionary
Undertone — Un der*tone , n. A low or subdued tone or utterance; a tone less loud than usual. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
undertone — (n.) 1762, low or subdued tone, from UNDER (Cf. under) + TONE (Cf. tone). Figurative sense of undercurrent of feelings, etc., is attested from 1861 … Etymology dictionary
undertone — [n] suggestion, whisper association, atmosphere, buzz, connotation, feeling, flavor, hint, hum, implication, low tone, mumble, murmur, mutter, overtone, rumor, tinge, touch, trace, undercurrent; concepts 65,682 … New thesaurus
undertone — ► NOUN 1) a subdued or muted tone of sound or colour. 2) an underlying quality or feeling … English terms dictionary
undertone — un|der|tone [ˈʌndətəun US dərtoun] n 1.) a feeling or quality that is not directly expressed but can still be recognized →↑overtone undertone of ▪ There was an undertone of sadness in her letter. ▪ Opponents claim the policy has racist undertones … Dictionary of contemporary English
undertone — UK [ˈʌndə(r)ˌtəʊn] / US [ˈʌndərˌtoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms undertone : singular undertone plural undertones something that suggests a particular idea or feeling without directly saying or showing it a humorous article with an undertone of… … English dictionary
undertone — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dark, sinister ▪ subtle ▪ bitter, sarcastic ▪ racist, sexual ▪ … Collocations dictionary
undertone — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)toʊn[/t]] undertones 1) N COUNT: in N If you say something in an undertone, you say it very quietly. What d you think? she asked in an undertone... Well dressed clients were talking in polite undertones as they ate. 2) N COUNT: with… … English dictionary