"tenor" in the noun sense
1. tenor, tenor voice
the adult male singing voice above baritone
the pitch range of the highest male voice
an adult male with a tenor voice
a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life
"nothing disturbed the even tenor of her ways"
5. tenor, strain
the general meaning or substance of an utterance
"although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument"
"tenor" in the adjective sense
of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass
"a tenor sax"
of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice
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