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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian virtuoso, from Late Latin virtuōsus (virtuous), from Latin virtus (excellence).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

virtuoso (plural virtuosos or virtuosi)

  1. a person (especially a musician) with masterly ability, technique, or personal style
  2. a person who is knowledgeable about art objects and curios

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

virtuoso (comparative more virtuoso, superlative most virtuoso)

  1. exhibiting the ability of a virtuoso

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin virtuōsus (virtuous), from Latin virtūs (excellence). Synchronically analysable as virtù +‎ -oso.

AdjectiveEdit

virtuoso (feminine singular virtuosa, masculine plural virtuosi, feminine plural virtuose)

  1. virtuous
  2. skilful
  3. upright

NounEdit

virtuoso m (plural virtuosi, feminine virtuosa)

  1. virtuoso, master (of an instrument)

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin virtuōsus (virtuous), from virtūs + -ōsus.

AdjectiveEdit

virtuoso m (feminine singular virtuosa, masculine plural virtuosos, feminine plural virtuosas, comparable)

  1. virtuous (full of virtues)
InflectionEdit
Related termsEdit

NounEdit

virtuoso m (plural virtuosos, feminine virtuosa, feminine plural virtuosas)

  1. a virtuous person

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian virtuoso, from Latin virtuōsus (virtuous).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

virtuoso m (feminine singular virtuosa, masculine plural virtuosos, feminine plural virtuosas, comparable)

  1. virtuoso (with masterly ability)
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

virtuoso m (plural virtuosos, feminine virtuosa, feminine plural virtuosas)

  1. virtuoso (person with masterly ability)

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin virtuōsus (virtuous), from virtūs + -ōsus.

AdjectiveEdit

virtuoso (feminine singular virtuosa, masculine plural virtuosos, feminine plural virtuosas)

  1. virtuous

NounEdit

virtuoso m (plural virtuosos, feminine virtuosa)

  1. a virtuous person

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian virtuoso, from Latin virtuōsus (virtuous).

NounEdit

virtuoso m (plural virtuosos, feminine virtuosa)

  1. a virtuoso

AdjectiveEdit

virtuoso (feminine singular virtuosa, masculine plural virtuosos, feminine plural virtuosas)

  1. virtuoso (exhibiting the ability of a virtuoso)