Definition of double appoggiatura
1 : two disjunct appoggiaturas above and below the principal note
2 : two appoggiaturas occurring simultaneously in different voices or parts
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.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of double appoggiatura
translation of Italian appoggiatura doppia
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up double appoggiatura? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).