ALL meanings of adagio

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  • adverb adagio Adagio written above a piece of music means that it should be played slowly. 3
  • countable noun adagio An adagio is a piece of music that is played slowly. 3
  • adjective adagio (to be performed) slowly 3
  • noun adagio a movement or piece to be performed slowly 3
  • noun adagio a slow section of a pas de deux 3
  • adjective adagio (in a) slow and leisurely (manner) 3
  • noun adagio an adagio movement or passage 3
  • noun adagio a slow ballet dance, esp. the main section of a pas de deux, requiring skillful partnering and balancing 3
  • adverb adagio Music. in a leisurely manner; slowly. 1
  • adjective adagio Music. slow. 1
  • noun plural adagio Music. an adagio movement or piece. 1
  • noun plural adagio Dance. a sequence of well-controlled, graceful movements performed as a display of skill. a duet by a man and a woman or mixed trio emphasizing difficult technical feats. (especially in ballet) a love-duet sequence in a pas de deux. 1
  • noun adagio slow piece of music 1
  • adverb adagio music: slowly 1
  • adjective adagio music: slow 1
  • noun adagio (especially as a direction) in slow tempo. 1
  • noun adagio (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played rather slowly, leisurely and gracefully. 0
  • noun adagio (music) A passage having this mark. 0
  • noun adagio (dance) A male-female duet or mixed trio ballet displaying demanding balance, spins and/or lifts. 0
  • adjective adagio (music) Describing a passage having this mark. 0
  • adverb adagio (music) Played rather slowly. 0
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