sfo·​ga·​to | \ sfōˈgät(ˌ)ō\

Definition of sfogato

1 : light and airy in performance used as a direction in music
2 : high and thin in tone used chiefly of a voice in the phrase soprano sfogato

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History and Etymology for sfogato

Italian, past participle of sfogare to exhale, give vent to, from s- (from Latin ex-) + -fogare (from Latin fugare to put to flight, from fuga act of running away, flight)

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