a capriccio

[ah kuh-pree-chee-oh; Italian ah kah-preet-chaw]

adverb Music.

at whatever tempo or with whatever expression the performer wishes.

Nearby words

  1. a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush,
  2. a bit,
  3. a bursary,
  4. a capella,
  5. a cappella,
  6. a cell,
  7. a chain,
  8. a christmas carol,
  9. a chromosome,
  10. a coruña

Origin of a capriccio

< Italian: according to caprice

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