Origin of staccato
Words nearby staccato
How to use staccato in a sentence
I scrolled back to the beginning of the song so I could listen more closely, only now, the staccato ring-ding was materializing in different places.This new Grouper album, ‘Shade,’ is life-affirming in ways you might not remember|Chris Richards|October 25, 2021|Washington Post
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.
There are racier diaries, too—complete with a minute-by-minute staccato of one sexual fantasy after the next.The Sex Diaries Project: What 1,500 Bedroom Diaries Can Teach Us About Sex|Jessica Bennett|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then a silence ensued, broken at first by sporadic and staccato remarks, then becoming as dense as the silences of the night.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
There came a staccato series of minor explosions—defiant gesture, thought Beardsley!We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
Safe enough for the time being, said Doctor Fortier, breaking in in quick, staccato tones.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The shrill staccato words of the women set the child trembling.Patchwork|Anna Balmer Myers
She stood still on the sidewalk, exploding into tiny, staccato sentences.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
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.