brio

noun \ ˈbrē-(ˌ)ō \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of brio

: enthusiastic vigor : vivacity, verve
  • sings with brio

Examples of brio in a Sentence

  1. impressed the interviewers with his poise and brio

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Origin and Etymology of brio

Italian


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brio

noun

Definition of brio for English Language Learners

  • : great energy and confidence


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