Main meanings of amoroso in English

: amoroso1amoroso2

amoroso1

Pronunciation /ˌaməˈrəʊzəʊ/ /ˌaməˈrəʊsəʊ/

adverb

Music
  • (especially as a direction) in a loving or tender manner.

    ‘the pieces are to be played amoroso’
    • ‘He marks the movement's character as andante amoroso.’

adjective

Music
  • Played in a loving or tender manner.

    • ‘the effect is heightened by the amoroso style of the melody’

Origin

Italian, from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).

Pronunciation

amoroso

/ˌaməˈrəʊzəʊ/ /ˌaməˈrəʊsəʊ/

Main meanings of amoroso in English

: amoroso1amoroso2

amoroso2

Pronunciation /ˌaməˈrəʊzəʊ/ /ˌaməˈrəʊsəʊ/

noun

mass noun
  • A dark, sweet sherry.

Origin

From Spanish, literally ‘amorous’, from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).

Pronunciation

amoroso

/ˌaməˈrəʊzəʊ/ /ˌaməˈrəʊsəʊ/