[brah-vis-uh-moh; Italian brah-vees-see-maw]
- (used to express the highest praise to a performer).
Origin of bravissimo
1755–65; < Italian, equivalent to brav(o) bravo + -issimo superlative suffix
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Examples from the Web for bravissimo
Before our faces, of course, they only clapped their snowy kid gloves, and murmured "Bravissimo!"
This little surprise delighted the audience immensely; they clapped, and cried 'Bravo, bravissimo!'Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)
I often called out bravo, bravissimo, for I always remembered that it was only her third appearance.The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- very well done! excellent!
C18: from Italian, superlative of bravo
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