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Definition of "andante" []

  • In a moderately slow tempo, usually considered to be slower than allegretto but faster than adagio. Used chiefly as a direction. (adverb)
  • An andante passage or movement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "andante" in a sentence
  • "- Collective Sigh: andante is back and brings us up to date."
  • "- Collective Sigh: andante is pissed at the insurance business."
  • "The andante is a scene of reproach and complaint, but as between immortals."