Example sentences for: overtone

How can you use “overtone” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In a recital at Carnegie Hall more than a year ago, he reached for that sound and, at one excruciating moment, lost control of his bowing and sent out a wild overtone, double the volume of his normal playing, like the feedback on an electric guitar, Hendrix-like, after all--the worst howler I've ever heard from a musician of first rank.

  • Indeed, New York Jew does somehow seem to have an almost hostile overtone.

  • -s ENDING OVERTONE -th ENDING OVERTONE He makes `forces me' He maketh `persuades me me me' He leads `holds a He leadeth `I follow me, tight rein' me willingly' My cup runs `a coffee cup My cup run- `fulfillment: over in a dirty neth over a goblet, saucer' maybe a grail'


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