ariose

[ ar-ee-ohs, ar-ee-ohs ]
/ ˈær iˌoʊs, ˌær iˈoʊs /

adjective

characterized by melody; songlike.

Nearby words

  1. arimathaea,
  2. arimathea,
  3. arimidex,
  4. ariminum,
  5. arion,
  6. arioso,
  7. ariosto,
  8. ariosto, ludovico,
  9. ariovistus,
  10. arise

Origin of ariose

First recorded in 1735–45; Anglicized variant of arioso

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