fugal

[ fyoo-guh l ]
/ ˈfyu gəl /
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adjective Music.

of or relating to a fugue, or composed in the style of a fugue.

Nearby words

  1. fufu,
  2. fug,
  3. fugacious,
  4. fugaciously,
  5. fugacity,
  6. fugally,
  7. fugard,
  8. fugard, athol,
  9. fugato,
  10. fuggedaboutit

Origin of fugal

First recorded in 1850–55; fugue + -al1

Related formsfu·gal·ly, adverbun·fu·gal, adjectiveun·fu·gal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for fugal

fugal

/ (ˈfjuːɡəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or in the style of a fugue
Derived Formsfugally, adverb

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Word Origin and History for fugal

fugal

adj.

1854, from fugue + -al (1).

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