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The second lowest female voice.
Some women are ashamed of being an alto. There's nothing wrong with it. You can just go a little lower than the rest of the chorus.
There's also rumor going about that sopranos are overly happy bubbleheads. That's true for some, but most of them are kind, down-to-earth individuals who can go just a bit higher than the rest of the chorus. You might think I'm supporting sopranos because I am one, but I'm a fair judge, because I'm both. Not mezzo, both. There's a big difference. I have all the soprano notes, and all the alto notes, and a few bass notes ;)
So, to sum it up: Being an alto is something to be proud of.
Alto: *blasts out G1*
Soprano: Wow, I can't believe you can hit that so easily and confidently. I wish I was an alto.
by Persephone~ June 06, 2009
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The lower womans voice in a choir.

In opera, and especially for women, the alto is known as the contralto while singers in choirs and child singers with the same range are known simply as altos.

Strictly speaking, the alto range is really the mezzo-soprano and contralto ranges put together, mezzo soprano being the higher of the two.
On their lower notes, (contr)altos sound almost like men.
by Lorelili July 02, 2005
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I word in spanish which means tall or lengthy. It can also be used as an abbreviation for altometer.
That mountain es mas alto.
by Gwarg March 04, 2004
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The best voice part ever. Altos sing lower than other girls and higher than most middle voices. Altos can sing man notes better than some men too.
Altos you get to sing the manly notes.
by AltoPower March 28, 2013
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High on drugs. See altoid.
I am feeling pretty alto right now, man.
by Behest October 14, 2007
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A man who, despite his hardships in acting manly, is constantly passed off as a woman. However girls dig gender-confused men, so he gets two pussies for one cheap price. Also may be banging his friend's girlfriend, too.
"Who's the hottest woman in Macross Frontier?"

"Alto Saotome, of course!"
by Ryoga-chan April 10, 2009
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A person who looks Emo but really isn't. Usually associate with Emo's, and act pretty much like them. The only way to tell them apart is that they have a different attitude. It's all in the attitude.
See also: emo bean, wussy.
Derived from 'Alternative'. Pronounced 'AAHL-toe'
Damn i hate that bar it's full of Alto's.

No she's not emo, she's just Alto. She's an annoying wannabe groupie though . . .

Shut up, Alto-fag.

by Dikeman April 25, 2006
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