divertimento

noun di·ver·ti·men·to \ di-ˌvər-tə-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō , -ˌver- \
|Updated on: 1 Jul 2018

Definition of divertimento

plural divertimenti play \-ˈmen-(ˌ)tē\ or divertimentos
1 : an instrumental chamber work in several movements usually light in character

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Origin and Etymology of divertimento

Italian, literally, diversion, from divertire to divert, amuse, from Latin divertere


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