andantino

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adverb or adjective

an·​dan·​ti·​no ˌän-ˌdän-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce andantino (audio)
: slightly faster than andante
used as a direction in music

andantino

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noun

plural andantinos
: a musical composition or movement in andantino tempo

Word History

Etymology

Adverb or adjective

Italian, diminutive of andante

First Known Use

Adverb Or Adjective

1744, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of andantino was in 1744

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Cite this Entry

“Andantino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andantino. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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