improviso

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin improvisus ‎(unforeseen); compare Italian improvviso.

Adjective[edit]

improviso ‎(not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Not prepared beforehand; unpremeditated; extemporaneous.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

improviso

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of improvisar

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

improviso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of improvisar

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

imprōvīsō

  1. dative masculine singular of imprōvīsus
  2. dative neuter singular of imprōvīsus
  3. ablative masculine singular of imprōvīsus
  4. ablative neuter singular of imprōvīsus

References[edit]

  • improviso in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

improviso m (plural improvisos)

  1. improvisation (act or art of composing and rendering music, poetry, and the like, without prior preparation)
  2. makeshift (a temporary, usually insubstantial, substitution for something else)

Verb[edit]

improviso

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of improvisar
    Eu improviso uma canção.
    I improvise a song.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

improviso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of improvisar.