noun, plural in·ter·mez·zos, in·ter·mez·zi [in-ter-met-see, -med-zee] /ˌɪn tərˈmɛt si, -ˈmɛd zi/,
Origin of intermezzo
Examples from the Web for intermezzi
Historical Examples of intermezzi
Yet, what a master miniaturist he is in his little piano pieces, his Intermezzi.Unicorns
There were no intermezzi at the representation of this lyric drama.
This confusion of Poliziano's "Orfeo" with spoken drama interspersed with intermezzi is unfortunate.
At the same time, there is no doubt that the distracting Intermezzi did serious harm to the drama.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
Toward the end of the fourteenth century the custom of introducing these pieces of music grew until they were known as intermezzi.How Music Developed
W. J. Henderson
noun plural -zos or -zi (-tsiː)
Word Origin for intermezzo
1834, from Italian intermezzo "short dramatic performance between the acts of a play or opera," literally "that which is between," from Latin intermedius (see intermediate).