a bouncy, fast tempo in music.
characterized by a fast and bouncy tempo.
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How to use up-tempo in a sentence
Turn Up the TunesStudies have found that up-tempo music can make you feel more energetic and put you in a better mood.
His up-tempo songs had undercurrents of solitude, and the ballads that became his specialty were suffused with stoic desolation.
It had an up-tempo, hip-hop influence and helped set the stage for what the Gaga sound was to become.
By the time I debarked for the fifth time, I was whistling the tune with jazzy improvisations in a mixed-up tempo.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom | Cory Doctorow