[ fawrt-sahn-doh; Italian fawr-tsahn-daw ]
/ fɔrtˈsɑn doʊ; Italian fɔrˈtsɑn dɔ /
adjective, adverb Music.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of forzando
First recorded in 1820–30
Words nearby forzando
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Example sentences from the Web for forzando
The terms sforzando, forzando, sforzato and forzato all indicate a strong accent on a single tone or chord.Music Notation and Terminology|Karl W. Gehrkens
British Dictionary definitions for forzando
/ (fɔːˈtsændəʊ) /
adjective, adverb, noun
another word for sforzando
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