allegro form

noun

Definition of allegro form

: a linguistic form shortened as a result of frequent occurrence in rapid speech (as Miss for Mistress)

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First Known Use of allegro form

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of allegro form was in 1896

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allegro

allegro form

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“Allegro form.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allegro%20form. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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