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Definition of the noun quintette

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noun - plural: quintettes

  1. five performers or singers who perform together
  2. a set of five similar things considered as a unit
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • alternative spelling: quintet
    • synonyms of quintette: quintuple / quintuplet
    • more generic word: set = a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  3. five people considered as a unit
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • alternative spelling: quintet
    • synonym of quintette: fivesome
    • more generic words: assemblage / gathering = a group of persons together in one place
  4. a musical composition for five performers

Alternative definition of the noun quintette


  1. [alternative spelling of, quintet] A composition for five voices or instruments; also, the set of five persons who sing or play five-part music.


Quintette a.k.a. Quintette, California: Quintette is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located 12 miles north-northwest of Pollock Pines, at an elevation of 4049 feet.

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Google previewVolume of Proceedings of the Music Teachers' National Association ... (1910)

Annual Meeting of the Year ...

The piano quintette is the least objectionable combination, for we here have one tonal mass set up against another. As the number of strings is diminished this balance is disturbed, until, in the sonatas for piano and violin, for example, we have ...

Google previewSanta Fe Employes' Magazine (1909)

The quintette is a winner and can bank on the support of its friends. The following well merited promotions have been made in the car department: G. S. Weiler has been appointed foreman of the car department ; W. E. Paterson, foreman of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Jazz (2012)

by John S. Davis

QUINTETTE DE HOT CLUB DE FRANCE. A jazz group affiliated with the popular 1930s French jazz club, the Hot Club de France. Violinist Stéphane Grappelli and guitarist Django Reinhardt played prominent roles in the creation of the group, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

and Django Reinhardt leading the Quintette du Hot Club ...

Google previewThe New International Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements (2010)

Revised and Expanded Edition by Stanley M. Burgess, Eduard M. van der Maas

Smith, Paul Rader, and the “Cleveland Coloured Gospel Quintette.” Campaigns were held in many other cities, including Chicago, Ottawa (where more than 12,000 ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

martinet mignonette minaret met musette net novelette octet offset omelet onset oubliette outlet outset parapet pet pirouette pipette planchette preset propjet quartet quartette quickset quintet quintette ramjet regret reset rivulet roomette rosette ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia, or Dictionary of Music ... With upwards of two hundred engraved examples, the whole compiled from the most celebrated foreign and English authorities, interspersed with observations critical and explanatory (1825)

by John Feltham DANNELEY

QUINTETTE, or QUINTETTO, see Quintet. QUINT FAGOTT, see Dolcian and Fagott.

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

kitchenette, Lafayette, layette, leatherette, lorgnette, lunette, maisonnette, Marie Antoinette, midinette, mignonette, moquette, novelette, oubliette, palette, parquette, pipette, planchette, poussette, quartette, quintette, rosette, E SOUNDS 139.

Google previewAn encyclopœdia, or dictionary of music (1825)

by John Feltham Danneley

QUINTETTE, or QUINTETTO, see Quintet. QUINT FAGOTT, see Dolcian and Fagott. QUINTOLE, a group of five notes of the same value; as expressed in Ex. 142. QUINTUS, see Quintade. QUIRE, or CHOIR, a chorus or body of singers ; that ...

Google previewEnglish spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)

by James Stormonth

quintette. raptorious. protoplasm. pygmy. quintette rareness. protoplasma. pigmy. quintin. rarity.

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language, Self-pronouncing (1922)

Based on the Foundation Laid by Noah Webster and Other Lexicographers

Also quintette, quintette, nnin til-lion (-til'yun), n. in the quin-ш iion Frent.h gystem of enumeration, followed in the United States, a thousand quadrillions ; in the English system, a million raised to the fifth power, expressed by a unit followed by ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

quintette is music in five parts. A sutetto is music in six parts. An overture is either incidental or periodical ; the former relates to those rich pieces, for a full orchestra, usually preceding the representation of musical entertainments ; the latter ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Altitudes in the United States (1891)

Va Quinnipiack, Conn Quinns, Miss Quinn, Oregon Quinns River Valley, Nev Quintette, Fla ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

Also quintette, quintette. quintlllion (kwin-til'yun), n. in the French system of enumeration, followed in the United ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romantic Music (2013)

by John Michael Cooper

quintette, quintuor; Ger., Quintett; It., quintetto; Sp., quinteto.) Generally, an ensemble of five solo performers or a composition written for it.

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Quintette Meaning

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Scrabble value of Q10U1I1N1T1E1T1T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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