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ALLEGRO

Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does allegro mean? 

ALLEGRO (noun)
  The noun ALLEGRO has 2 senses:

1. a brisk and lively tempo
2. a musical composition or passage performed quickly in a brisk lively manner

  Familiarity information: ALLEGRO used as a noun is rare.


ALLEGRO (adjective)
  The adjective ALLEGRO has 1 sense:

1. (of tempo) fast

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


ALLEGRO (adverb)
  The adverb ALLEGRO has 1 sense:

1. in a quick and lively tempo

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


 Dictionary entry details 


ALLEGRO (noun)


Sense 1allegro [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A brisk and lively tempo

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

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

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

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "allegro"):

allegro con spirito (lively with spirit)


Sense 2allegro [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A musical composition or passage performed quickly in a brisk lively manner

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

composition; musical composition; opus; piece; piece of music (a musical work that has been created)

musical passage; passage (a short section of a musical composition)


ALLEGRO (adjective)


Sense 1allegro [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of tempo) fast

Similar:

fast (at a rapid tempo)


ALLEGRO (adverb)


Sense 1allegro [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a quick and lively tempo

Context example:

play this section allegro

Domain category:

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

Pertainym:

allegro ((of tempo) fast)


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