up-tempo

adjective
up-tem·​po | \ˈəp-ˌtem-(ˌ)pō \

Definition of up-tempo 

: having a fast-moving tempo up-tempo music an aggressive up-tempo style of basketball

First Known Use of up-tempo

1948, in the meaning defined above

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up-tempo

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of up-tempo

: played very fast : having a fast tempo

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