sempre

adverb

sem·​pre ˈsem-(ˌ)prā How to pronounce sempre (audio)
: always
used in music directions
sempre legato

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from Latin semper

First Known Use

circa 1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sempre was circa 1801

Dictionary Entries Near sempre

Cite this Entry

“Sempre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sempre. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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