mezza voce

mez·za vo·ce

adverb or adjective \ˌmet-sä-ˈvō-(ˌ)chā, ˌmed-zä-\

Definition of MEZZA VOCE

:  with medium or half volume —used as a direction in music

Origin of MEZZA VOCE

Italian, half voice
First Known Use: 1775

Rhymes with MEZZA VOCE


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