One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
As a musical direction: as if speaking.
Frequently with hyphen. Of or relating to music sung quasi parlando.
Frequently with hyphen. A style of singing creating the effect of speech.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Musical Times. From Italian quasi parlando from quasi + parlando.
quasi parlando/ˈkwɑːzi pɑːˈlandəʊ/
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.