Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

concertino

play
noun con·cer·ti·no \ˌkän-chər-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of concertino

plural

concertinos

  1. 1 :  the solo instruments in a concerto grosso

  2. 2 :  a short concerto



Origin and Etymology of concertino

Italian, diminutive of concerto


First Known Use: circa 1801

Rhymes with concertino


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up concertino? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

Get Word of the Day daily email!