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allegretto

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adverb or adjective al·le·gret·to \ˌa-lə-ˈgre-(ˌ)tō, ˌä-lə-\

Definition of allegretto

  1. :  faster than andante but not so fast as allegro —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of allegretto

Italian, diminutive of allegro


First Known Use: 1710


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allegretto

noun al·le·gret·to

Definition of allegretto

plural

allegrettos

  1. :  a musical composition or movement in allegretto tempo

1770

First Known Use of allegretto

1770


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