Meaning of adagietto in English:

adagietto

adjective

Music
  • Of tempo: slow, but faster than adagio.

Pronunciation

adagietto

/əˌdɑː(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/ /əˌda(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/

noun

Music
  • A short adagio movement.

Pronunciation

adagietto

/əˌdɑː(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/ /əˌda(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Franklin Warner (1802–1864). From Italian adagietto from adagio + -etto.