Word of the Day


WORD OF THE DAY
Descantdih-SCANTPart of speech: nounOrigin: Middle English, mid 14th century
1(Music) An independent treble melody usually sung or played above a basic melody.2A discourse on a theme or subject.
 
Examples of Descant in a sentence “The conductor finally found a soprano to sing the descant.” “He was well-known for publishing a descant on success in business.”