allegro

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian allegro.

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NounEdit

allegro ‎(plural allegros)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a quick, lively tempo, faster than allegretto but slower than presto
  2. (music) In more traditional use, an expressive marking indicating lively or happily, not necessarily quick or fast.
  3. (music) A passage having this mark

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AdverbEdit

allegro ‎(not comparable)

  1. (music) played in a quick, lively tempo

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AdjectiveEdit

allegro ‎(not comparable)

  1. (music) in a quick and lively manner

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian allegro

NounEdit

allegro m ‎(plural allegros)

  1. allegro

AdverbEdit

allegro

  1. allegro

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing of French allègre, from Latin alacer ‎(lively; happy, cheerful). Compare the inherited doublet alacre.

AdjectiveEdit

allegro m ‎(feminine singular allegra, masculine plural allegri, feminine plural allegre)

  1. cheerful
  2. mirthful

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AdjectiveEdit

allegro ‎(plural allegro, comparable)

  1. (music) allegro (played in a quick, lively tempo)

AdverbEdit

allegro (not comparable)

  1. (music) allegro (in a quick, lively tempo)

NounEdit

allegro m (plural allegros)

  1. (music) allegro (a passage to be played in a quick, lively tempo)
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