poco a poco

adverb po·co a po·co \ ˈpō-kō-(ˌ)ä-ˈpō-(ˌ)kō , ˈpȯ-kō-(ˌ)ä-ˈpȯ- \

Definition of poco a poco

: little by little : gradually used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of poco a poco

Italian


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