grandioso

adverb or adjective

gran·​di·​o·​so ˌgrän-dē-ˈō-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce grandioso (audio)
ˌgran-,
-(ˌ)zō
: in a broad and noble style
used as a direction in music

Word History

Etymology

Italian

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grandioso was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Grandioso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grandioso. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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