allegretto


1al·le·gret·to

adverb or adjective \ˌa-lə-ˈgre-(ˌ)tō, ˌä-lə-\

Definition of ALLEGRETTO

:  faster than andante but not so fast as allegro —used as a direction in music

Origin of ALLEGRETTO

Italian, diminutive of allegro
First Known Use: circa 1740

2allegretto

noun
plural allegrettos

Definition of ALLEGRETTO

:  a musical composition or movement in allegretto tempo

First Known Use of ALLEGRETTO

circa 1846

Rhymes with ALLEGRETTO

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