fortissimo


1for·tis·si·mo

adverb or adjective \fr-ˈti-sə-ˌmō\

music : very loudly

Full Definition of FORTISSIMO

:  very loud —used especially as a direction in music

Origin of FORTISSIMO

Italian, superl. of forte
First Known Use: 1724

2fortissimo

noun
plural fortissimos or fortissimi \-ˌmē\

Definition of FORTISSIMO

:  a very loud passage, sound, or tone

First Known Use of FORTISSIMO

1856

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