ri·​pie·​no ri-ˈpyā-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce ripieno (audio)
plural ripieni ri-ˈpyā-(ˌ)nē How to pronounce ripieno (audio)
or ripienos
: tutti

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web A few decades ago, these strings were usually multiple players on each part, creating more contrast between the soloists and the ripieno, as well as adding sonic heft to the works. San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Oct. 2019

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Word History


Italian, literally, filled up

First Known Use

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ripieno was circa 1930

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“Ripieno.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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