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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (37)
  • The reality of the local parish and its guitar quintet is likely to be disappointing by comparison.
  • M5, a brass quintet from the Manhattan School of Music, will be among the exciting young ensembles that perform live.
  • The Motown quintet is known for signature harmony songs such as "My Girl" and "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)."
  • The fifth member of the quintet was the most terrible of them all. for more
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