- The definition of a cello is an instrument in the violin family.
An example of a cello is a stringed instrument that is larger than a violin but smaller than a double bass.
A cellist with her cello.
'cello definition by Webster's New World
'cello definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cel·los
Origin: Short for violoncello.
- celˈlist noun
- cel·lo adjective
'cello - Computer Definition
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'cello - Cultural Definition
An instrument in the violin family, known for its rich tone. Among the strings, or stringed instruments, the cello has the second-lowest range, higher only than the bass viol, and it has the lowest part in string quartets. Cellists hold the instrument between their knees to play it. Cello is short for violoncello.
Variant of cello