Adjective "acappella" definition and examples

(Acappella may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌa kəˈpɛlə//ˌɑː kəˈpɛlə/

Definitions and examples

adverb & adjective

(with reference to choral music) sung without instrumental accompaniment.
  1. as adverb 'the consorts usually perform a cappella'

More definitions

1. without instrumental accompaniment.

2. in the style of church or chapel music.

More examples(as adjective)

"groups can be acappella."

Origin

(a cappella)Italian, literally ‘in chapel style’.