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allargando

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adjective or adverb al·lar·gan·do \ˌä-lär-ˈgän-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of allargando

  1. :  becoming gradually slower and more stately —used as a direction in music



Origin and Etymology of allargando

Italian, widening, verbal of allargare to widen, from al- (from Latin ad-) + largare to widen


First Known Use: 1877

Rhymes with allargando


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