sforzando


1sfor·zan·do

adjective or adverb \sfrt-ˈsän-(ˌ)dō, -ˈsan-\

Definition of SFORZANDO

:  played with prominent stress or accent —used as a direction in music

Origin of SFORZANDO

Italian, verbal of sforzare to force
First Known Use: circa 1801

2sforzando

noun
plural sforzandos or sforzandi \-(ˌ)dē\

Definition of SFORZANDO

:  an accented tone or chord

First Known Use of SFORZANDO

1890

Rhymes with SFORZANDO

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