WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
sax•o•phone /ˈsæksəˌfoʊn/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Music and Dancea musical wind instrument having a cone-shaped tube with keys or valves and a mouthpiece with one reed: [countable]a brand new saxophone.[uncountable]He played saxophone with the big names in jazz.
sax•o•phone (sak′sə fōn′),USA pronunciation n.
(sak′sə fōn′),USA pronunciation adj.
- Music and Dancea musical wind instrument consisting of a conical, usually brass tube with keys or valves and a mouthpiece with one reed.
- 1850–55; Sax (see saxhorn) + -o- + -phone
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