- a singing exercise using sol-fa syllables or other vowel sounds
- a vocal composition or passage using vowel sounds instead of words
Origin of vocaliseFrench from vocaliser, to vocalize
An exercise, composition, or arrangement in which a performer sings solmization syllables or other meaningless vocal sounds rather than a text.
Origin of vocaliseFrench from vocaliser to vocalize from vocal vocal from Old French; see vocal .
Variant of vocalize
(third-person singular simple present vocalises, present participle vocalising, simple past and past participle vocalised)
From vocal +"Ž -ise