noun \ˈspēn-(ˌ)tō, ˈspin-\
plural spin·tos

Definition of SPINTO

:  a singing voice having both lyric and dramatic qualities
spinto adjective

Origin of SPINTO

Italian, literally, pushed, from past participle of spingere to push, from Vulgar Latin *expingere, from Latin ex- + pangere to fasten — more at pact
First Known Use: 1944

Rhymes with SPINTO


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