Associations to the word «Quintet»


QUINTET, noun. (music) A composition (a type of chamber music) in five parts (typically each a singer or instrumentalist, sometimes several musicians)
QUINTET, noun. (music) A group of five musicians, fit to play such a piece of music together
QUINTET, noun. Any group of five members

Dictionary definition

QUINTET, noun. A musical composition for five performers.
QUINTET, noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.
QUINTET, noun. Five performers or singers who perform together.
QUINTET, noun. A set of five similar things considered as a unit.
QUINTET, noun. Five people considered as a unit.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne