adjective durch·kom·po·niert \¦du̇rḵˌkȯmpō¦ni(ə)rt\

Definition of durchkomponiert

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Origin and Etymology of durchkomponiert

German, from past participle of durchkomponieren to create through-composed music, from durch through (from Old High German duruh) + komponieren to compose, from Latin componere — more at through-compose

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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