intermezzo

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From Italian intermezzo.

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intermezzo (plural intermezzos)

  1. A short piece of music or act in the interval of the main spectacle; a theatrical interlude.
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 8:
      She had ample time, too, to change for the next scene, which started with a longish intermezzo staged by a ballet company whose services Scotty had engaged [...].

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

intermezzo m (plural intermezzi)

  1. intermezzo
  2. interval, break

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intermezzo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of intermezzare