: to a slight degree : somewhat
used to qualify a direction in music
poco allegro

Word History


Italian, little, from Latin paucus — more at few

First Known Use

1724, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of poco was in 1724

Dictionary Entries Near poco

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“Poco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poco. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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