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ALLEGRETTO

 Dictionary entry overview: What does allegretto mean? 

ALLEGRETTO (noun)
  The noun ALLEGRETTO has 1 sense:

1. a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro

  Familiarity information: ALLEGRETTO used as a noun is very rare.


ALLEGRETTO (adjective)
  The adjective ALLEGRETTO has 1 sense:

1. (of tempo) faster than allegro

  Familiarity information: ALLEGRETTO used as an adjective is very rare.


ALLEGRETTO (adverb)
  The adverb ALLEGRETTO has 1 sense:

1. in a moderately quick tempo

  Familiarity information: ALLEGRETTO used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALLEGRETTO (noun)


Sense 1allegretto [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("allegretto" is a kind of...):

pacing; tempo ((music) the speed at which a composition is to be played)


ALLEGRETTO (adjective)


Sense 1allegretto [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of tempo) faster than allegro

Similar:

fast (at a rapid tempo)


ALLEGRETTO (adverb)


Sense 1allegretto [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a moderately quick tempo

Context example:

play this more allegretto

Domain category:

music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Pertainym:

allegretto ((of tempo) faster than allegro)


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