Adjective "Pizzicato" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Pizzicato


    Definition:

    1. played by plucking the strings with the finger instead of using the bow, as on a violin. noun, plural pizzicati[pit-si-kah-tee; Italian peet-tsee-kah-tee]/ˌpɪt sɪˈkɑ ti; Italian ˌpit tsiˈkɑ ti/

    2. a note or passage so played.

    Examples:

    "strings can be pizzicato."

    "violas can be pizzicato."

    "rhythms can be pizzicato."

    "playings can be pizzicato."

    "movements can be pizzicato."

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