Music To a slight degree or amount; somewhat. Used chiefly as a direction.(adverb)
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Use "poco" in a sentence
"We met with a friend who, on our complaint, expostulated with him, and said, -- "Señor, these gentlemen say that you drive them very slowly (_muy poco á poco_).""
"_Crescendo ed animando poco a poco_ -- growing gradually louder in tone and quicker in _tempo_."
"_Crescendo poco a poco_ -- increase in power very, very gradually."