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up-tempo

[uhp-tem-poh]
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noun, plural up-tem·pos, up-tem·pi [uhp-tem-pee] /ˈʌpˌtɛm pi/.
  1. a bouncy, fast tempo in music.
adjective
  1. characterized by a fast and bouncy tempo.

Origin of up-tempo

First recorded in 1945–50
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