from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played more lighthearted than adagio.
- n. A passage having this mark.
- adv. More lighthearted than adagio.
- adj. Describing a passage having this mark.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music: A short adagio.
- n. An indication of time, signifying somewhat faster than adagio.
Borrowing from Italian adagietto. (Wiktionary)