improvisatore

noun

im·​pro·​vi·​sa·​to·​re (ˌ)im-ˌprä-və-zə-ˈtȯr-ē How to pronounce improvisatore (audio)
ˌim-prə-ˌvē-zə-
plural improvisatori (ˌ)im-ˌprä-və-zə-ˈtȯr-ē How to pronounce improvisatore (audio)
ˌim-prə-ˌvē-zə-
or improvisatores
: one that improvises something (such as verse) usually extemporaneously

Word History

Etymology

Italian improvvisatore, from improvvisare

First Known Use

1765, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of improvisatore was in 1765

Dictionary Entries Near improvisatore

Cite this Entry

“Improvisatore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/improvisatore. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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