One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adverb & adjectiveMusic
(especially as a direction) played with emphasis.
- ‘The bitter irony of the Allegro marcato evolved at a fierce tempo.’
- ‘His brilliant rhythmic dexterity and idiomatic sense of Prokofiev's ‘Music of New Russia’ captured the sarcasm and biting wit of the Scherzo: Allegro marcato.’
- ‘One way to keep us on our toes is to mix up your timing - lately, you've gotten into the habit of repeating punchlines, stretching out a joke forever, hitting us with this staggering, marcato rhythm.’
Italian, ‘marked, accented’, of Germanic origin.
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