andante - definition in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “andante”

See all translations

andante

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ænˈdæn.teɪ/  us   /ɑːnˈdɑːn.teɪ/ specialized
a piece of music that should be played quite slowly: Andante in A minor

andante

adjective, adverb uk   /ænˈdæn.teɪ/  us   /ɑːnˈdɑːn.teɪ/ specialized
(played) quite slowly: the andante movement The second movement of the symphony should be played andante.
Translations of “andante”
in Chinese (Traditional) (樂曲的)行板, 行板樂曲(或樂段)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (乐曲的)行板, 行板乐曲(或乐段)…
(Definition of andante from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of andante?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More