Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word strettoing.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
billifer commented on the word strettoing
Main Entry: 1stret·to
Etymology: Italian, literally, narrowly, closely, from stretto narrow, close, pressed together, from Latin strictus, past participle of stringere to draw tight, press together -- more at STRAIN
: more quickly -- used as a direction in music
"stretto." Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster, 2002. http://unabridged.merriam-webster.com (6 Jan. 2007).
January 6, 2007