[ ar-ee-ohs, ar-ee-ohs ]
/ ˈær iˌoʊs, ˌær iˈoʊs /
characterized by melody; songlike.
Origin of ariose
First recorded in 1735–45; Anglicized variant of arioso
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for ariose
Without being at all ariose, the symphony is full of melody.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes