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andante

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adverb or adjective an·dan·te \än-ˈdän-(ˌ)tā, -ˈdän-tē; an-ˈdan-tē\

Definition of andante

  1. :  moderately slow —usually used as a direction in music



Origin of andante

Italian, literally, going, present participle of andare to go


First Known Use: 1724

Rhymes with andante


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andante

noun an·dan·te

Simple Definition of andante

  • : a musical composition or a part of a musical composition that is played somewhat slowly

Full Definition of andante

  1. :  a musical composition or movement in andante tempo

1784

First Known Use of andante

1784


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