poco a poco


po·co a po·co

adverb \ˈpō-kō-(ˌ)ä-ˈpō-(ˌ)kō, ˈp-kō-(ˌ)ä-ˈp-\

Definition of POCO A POCO

:  little by little :  gradually —used as a direction in music

Origin of POCO A POCO

Italian
First Known Use: circa 1854

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