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Synonyms for undertone
ˈʌn dərˌtoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undertone(noun)

    a quiet or hushed tone of voice

    "spoke in undertones"

    Synonyms:
    undercurrent, tinge

  2. undertone, undercurrent(noun)

    a subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance; implicit meaning

    Synonyms:
    undercurrent, tinge, undertide

  3. undertone, tinge(noun)

    a pale or subdued color

    Synonyms:
    speck, tinge, jot, undercurrent, touch, pinch, soupcon, mite, hint

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hue, tone, nuance

How to pronounce undertone?

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How to say undertone in sign language?

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How to use undertone in a sentence?

  1. Your Happy Memories Porter:

    Say you come home with eight shades of blue, lay all the swatches out and compare them to each other. You will start to see the subtle differences between each color. Some of the blues lean toward green or aqua. Some are a denim shade. Some have a funky undertone that you just don’t like at all.

  2. Hasnain Malik:

    There are two long-standing tensions in Zimbabwe: First, within ZANU-PF, between Mnangagwa's Lacoste faction and Mugabe's G40 factions, with an undertone of tribal tension.

  3. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott:

    Making this situation in Hartford even more disturbing was the racial undertone used during this exchange with the individual who is a person of color, so let me be very clear, this is not acceptable and it can't be tolerated and there's no excuse for it.


Translations for undertone

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  • nuance, sous-entenduFrench
  • undertoneLatin
  • ton slab, semiton, ton reținutRomanian
  • оттенок, [[приглушённый]] [[голос]], подтекст, полутон, нюансRussian

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