andante


1an·dan·te

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

Definition of ANDANTE

:  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

2andante

noun

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

Full Definition of ANDANTE

:  a musical composition or movement in andante tempo

First Known Use of ANDANTE

1784

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