Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “recital”

recital

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈsaɪ.təl/ us    /-t̬əl/
a performance of music or poetry, usually given by one person or a small group of people: I went to a violin recital today. He is giving a recital of Bach's sonatas. a detailed description of something or a list of things: She gave us a long, boring recital of all her troubles.
(Definition of recital from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of recital?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “recital” in other dictionaries

SMART Thesaurus: Musical performances

“recital”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More