Definition of adagietto in English:

adagietto

adjective

Music
  • Of tempo: slow, but faster than adagio.

noun

Music
  • A short adagio movement.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Franklin Warner (1802–1864). From Italian adagietto from adagio + -etto.

Pronunciation:

adagietto

/əˌda(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ//əˌdɑː(d)ʒiːˈɛtəʊ/