espressivo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian espressivo.

Adverb[edit]

espressivo (not comparable)

  1. (music) To be played in an expressive manner.

French[edit]

Adverb[edit]

espressivo

  1. (music) espressivo

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

espresso +‎ -ivo. Cognate with Piedmontese espressiv.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.spresˈsi.vo/
  • Rhymes: -ivo
  • Hyphenation: e‧spres‧sì‧vo

Adjective[edit]

espressivo (feminine espressiva, masculine plural espressivi, feminine plural espressive)

  1. expressive

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • espressivo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana