Definitions for prestoˈprɛs toʊ
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(of tempo) very fast
"Presto! begone! 'tis here again"- Swift
at a very fast tempo (faster than allegro)
A pair of fives as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em
Very fast or quickly; a directive for the musician(s) to play in a very quick tempo.
Used by magicians when performing a trick; ta-da; voilu00E0.
So I put my hand into the hat and presto! Out comes a rabbit!
quickly; immediately; in haste; suddenly
quickly; rapidly; -- a direction for a quick, lively movement or performance; quicker than allegro, or any rate of time except prestissimo
Origin: [It. or Sp. presto quick, quickly. See Prest, a.]
poster, repost, repots, respot, sprote, topers, tropes
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