andantino

adverb or adjective
an·​dan·​ti·​no | \ ˌän-ˌdän-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce andantino (audio) \

Definition of andantino

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: slightly faster than andante used as a direction in music

andantino

noun
plural andantinos

Definition of andantino (Entry 2 of 2)

: a musical composition or movement in andantino tempo

First Known Use of andantino

Adverb or adjective

1744, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andantino

Adverb or adjective

Italian, diminutive of andante

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“Andantino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andantino. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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