AskDefine | Define largo

Dictionary Definition

largo adj : very slow in tempo and broad in manner n : (music) a composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and dignified manner adv : slowly and broadly

User Contributed Dictionary



  • [ˈlarɡo]


  1. wide, broad
  2. ample, wide, large
  3. In the context of "of clothes|lang=it": oversized, loose-fitting, too loose
  4. (generous) generous, free, open-handed
    Gianni è largo nelle mance - Gianni is a generous tipper




  1. open sea
    al largo - offshore, in the open sea, in the offing, out to the sea
  2. square, largo
  3. largo




  1. long


Usage notes

Extensive Definition

Largo may refer to:
In music and fiction
In places
In other uses
largo in German: Largo
largo in Spanish: Largo
largo in French: Largo
largo in Japanese: 拍
largo in Polish: Largo
largo in Volapük: Largo

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

a poco, adagietto, adagio, allargando, allegretto, allegro, andante, andante tempo, andantino, beat, calando, compound time, crescendo, decrescendo, diminuendo, duple time, forte, fortissimo, larghetto, larghissimo, legato, lento, marcando, march tempo, mixed times, pianissimo, piano, pizzicato, prestissimo, presto, rag, ragtime, rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rubato, scherzando, scherzo, sextuple time, simple time, spiccato, staccato, stretto, syncopation, syncope, tempo, tempo rubato, three-quarter time, time, time pattern, timing, triple time, triplet, two-four time, waltz time
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