Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Little by little; gradually. Used chiefly as a direction.

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  • adverb music Little by little; gradually

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian : poco, little + a, by + poco, little.]

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From Italian

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