glissando


glis·san·do

noun \gli-ˈsän-(ˌ)dō\
plural glis·san·di\-(ˌ)dē\ or glis·san·dos

Definition of GLISSANDO

:  a rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

Origin of GLISSANDO

probably modification of French glissade
First Known Use: circa 1854

Rhymes with GLISSANDO

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