con moto

[ kon moh-toh, kohn; Italian kawn maw-taw ]
/ kɒn ˈmoʊ toʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn ˈmɔ tɔ /

adverb

with spirited drive; animatedly (used as a musical direction).

Nearby words

  1. con fuoco,
  2. con game,
  3. con job,
  4. con maestà,
  5. con man,
  6. con rod,
  7. con sordino,
  8. con spirito,
  9. con trick,
  10. con-

Origin of con moto

1890–95; < Italian: with animation

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British Dictionary definitions for con moto

con moto

/ (kɒn ˈməʊtəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

music (to be performed) in a brisk or lively manner

Word Origin for con moto

Italian, literally: with movement

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