rubato

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Etymology[edit]

Italian rubato (robbed, stolen), since the time is "borrowed".

Noun[edit]

rubato (plural rubatos)

  1. (music) A tempo in which strict timing is relaxed, the music being played near, but not on the beat

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Verb[edit]

rubato

  1. past participle of rubare - stolen