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English definition of “scherzo”

scherzo

noun [C] uk   /ˈskeət.səʊ/ us    /ˈskert.soʊ/ (plural scherzos)
a fast and happy piece of music for instruments, often part of a longer pieceMusical piecesForeign words and phrases used in English
(Definition of scherzo from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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