Complete Definition of "stretto"

English

Etymology
Italian stretto#Italian|stretto.

Pronunciation
IPA: /'strÉtÉÊ/

Adverb
stretto

  1. music with gradually increasing speed

Adjective
stretto

  1. having gradually increasing speed

#:*1960: So that over and above the public components â holidays, tourist attractions â there are private meanderings, linked to the climate as if this spell were a stretto passage in the yearâs fugue: haphazard weather, aimless loves, unpredicted commitments⦠â Thomas Pynchon, âEntropyâ


Italian

Etymology
Latin strictus, perfective passive participle of stringere

Pronunciation
IPA: /'stret:o/

Adjective
it-adj|strett

  1. narrow
  2. tight
  3. strict
  4. linguistics|lang=it close

Derived terms
caffè stretto

Antonyms
largo

Noun
it-noun|strett|m|o|i

  1. strait

Related terms
stretta
strettezza
strettire
strettoia
strettoio
strettura

Verb
stretto m (f stretta, m p stretti, m f strette)

  1. past participle of stringere

Category:Italian verb forms

de:stretto
el:stretto
es:stretto
fr:stretto
io:stretto
it:stretto
hu:stretto
vi:stretto
tr:stretto
zh:stretto

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