Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “coda”

See all translations

coda

noun [C] uk   /ˈkəʊ.də/ us    /ˈkoʊ-/
specialized music a piece of music at the end of a longer piece of music, usually separate from the basic structure: The coda is often more technically difficult than the rest of the piece. formal the final or extra part of a speech, event, or piece of writing: In a coda to the main exhibition are various works that were once attributed to Rembrandt. specialized phonetics the end of a syllable
(Definition of coda from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of coda?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More