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giocoso

[ juh-koh-soh; Italian jaw-kaw-saw ]
/ dʒəˈkoʊ soʊ; Italian dʒɔˈkɔ sɔ /
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adjective, adverb Music.
merry; playful.
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Origin of giocoso

1820–30; <Italian: playful <Latin jocōsusjocose
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