Skip to search.
Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

al·le·gro  audio  (-lgr, -lgr) KEY  Music

ADVERB:
&
ADJECTIVE:
Abbr. allo
In a quick, lively tempo, usually considered to be faster than allegretto but slower than presto. Used chiefly as a direction.
NOUN:
pl. al·le·gros
An allegro passage or movement.

ETYMOLOGY:
Italian, from Latin alacer, lively


Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer