Main definitions of amoroso in English

: amoroso1amoroso2

amoroso1

See synonyms for amoroso on Thesaurus.com

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.’

Pronunciation

amoroso

/ˌäməˈrōsō/ /ˌɑməˈroʊsoʊ/ /ˈˌaməˈˌrōsō/ /ˈˌæməˈˌroʊsoʊ/

adjective

Music
  • Played in a loving or tender manner.

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

Pronunciation

amoroso

/ˌäməˈrōsō/ /ˌɑməˈroʊsoʊ/ /ˈˌaməˈˌrōsō/ /ˈˌæməˈˌroʊsoʊ/

Origin

Italian, from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).

Main definitions of amoroso in English

: amoroso1amoroso2

amoroso2

See synonyms for amoroso on Thesaurus.com

noun

  • A sweetened oloroso sherry.

Pronunciation

amoroso

/ˌɑməˈroʊsoʊ/ /ˌäməˈrōsō/

Origin

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