[ aj-i-tah-toh; Italian ah-jee-tah-taw ]
/ ˌædʒ ɪˈtɑ toʊ; Italian ˌɑ dʒiˈtɑ tɔ /

adjective Music.

agitated; restless or hurried in movement or style.


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Origin of agitato

1885–90; < Italian < Latin agitātus. See agitate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for agitato

/ (ˌædʒɪˈtɑːtəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) in an agitated manner
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