dolcissimo

adjective (or adverb) dol·cis·si·mo \ dōlˈchēsəˌmō , -chis- \

Definition of dolcissimo

:very sweet or soft used as a direction in music

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of dolcissimo

Italian (superlative of dolce sweet), from Latin dulcissimus, superlative of dulcis sweet


Dolcissimo

noun \ " \

Definition of Dolcissimo

plural -s
:a very soft organ flute stop of 8′ pitch

Origin and Etymology of dolcissimo

Italian, from dolcissimo, adjective


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dolcissimo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

ditzy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!