improvviso

See also: improvvisò

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin improvisus (unforeseen).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /im.provˈvi.zo/
  • Rhymes: -izo
  • Hyphenation: im‧prov‧vì‧so

AdjectiveEdit

improvviso (feminine improvvisa, masculine plural improvvisi, feminine plural improvvise)

  1. unexpected, sudden, unforeseen, untimely
    Synonyms: inatteso, inaspettato

AdverbEdit

improvviso

  1. (archaic) suddenly, all of a sudden, unexpectedly
    Synonym: improvvisamente

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

improvviso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of improvvisare