allargando

play
adjective or adverb al·lar·gan·do \ˌä-lär-ˈgän-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of allargando

  1. :  becoming gradually slower and more stately —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of allargando

Italian, widening, verbal of allargare to widen, from al- (from Latin ad-) + largare to widen


First Known Use: 1877


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up allargando? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

very important or noticeable

Get Word of the Day daily email!