[kon moh-toh, kohn; Italian kawn maw-taw]
- with spirited drive; animatedly (used as a musical direction).
Origin of con moto
1890–95; < Italian: with animation
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- music (to be performed) in a brisk or lively manner
Italian, literally: with movement