Definition of subito in English:

subito

adverb

  • Quickly, rapidly, immediately. Especially as a musical direction.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Day. From Italian subito quickly, rapidly, immediately from classical Latin subitō suddenly, unexpectedly, at short notice, quickly, use as adverb of ablative of subitus.

Pronunciation

subito

/ˈsuːbɪtəʊ/