noun, plural stac·ca·tos, stac·ca·ti [stuh-kah-tee]. /stəˈkɑ ti/.
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Example sentences from the Web for staccato
One reason these numbers have been climbing, Grandjean suspects, is the means by which the news is increasingly delivered these days, for instance, in staccato alerts via social media.
Cantonese, with its individual characters, also forces rappers to adopt a staccato lyricism.
These staccato questions were poured forth as fast as it is possible for human lips to utter words.The Heart of Arethusa|Francis Barton Fox
Safe enough for the time being, said Doctor Fortier, breaking in in quick, staccato tones.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Some allow pupils to practise only staccato, and others only legato, aiming thereby at nobody knows what.Piano and Song|Friedrich Wieck
"I don't know what's keeping him," she said in her most staccato tones.Cynthia|Leonard Merrick
Tell him to rely chiefly on his staccato; for that is the only way in which he can avoid comparison with La Motte at Vienna.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
British Dictionary definitions for staccato
Word Origin for staccato
Cultural definitions for staccato
A direction in music meaning that the notes should be performed in an abrupt, sharp, clear-cut manner.