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Definitions for allegretto
ˌæl ɪˈgrɛt oʊal·le·gret·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allegrettonoun

    a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro

  2. allegrettoadjective

    a musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro

  3. allegrettoadverb

    (of tempo) faster than allegro

  4. allegrettoadverb

    in a moderately quick tempo

    "play this more allegretto"

Wiktionary

  1. allegrettoadverb

    A direction in musical notation indicating that the musical piece should be played rather fast and lively.

    Etymology: Borrowed from allegretto, diminutive form of allegro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allegrettoadjective

    quicker than andante, but not so quick as allegro

    Etymology: [It., dim. of allegro.]

  2. Allegrettonoun

    a movement in this time

    Etymology: [It., dim. of allegro.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allegretto in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allegretto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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