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
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
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
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
An emo who doesn't cut hisself
She: you are so emo
He: no, i'm an alto
by Veydizzle April 26, 2011
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
A gay hotspot in the heart of Soho
Oh my God, Alto is such a gay club
by gay-face October 28, 2009

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