adverb (or adjective) flau·tan·do \flau̇ˈtän(ˌ)dō\
variants: less commonly



Definition of flautando

  1. :  in the manner of a flute; specifically :  over the fingerboard —used as a direction in stringed-instrument playing

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Origin and Etymology of flautando

flautando from Italian, sounding like a flute, verbal of (assumed) Italian flautare to sound like a flute, from Italian flauto flute; flautato from It, sounded like a flute, past participle of (assumed) It flautare

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to cast off or become cast off

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