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Adjective: pizzicato  ,pit-si'kaa-tow
  1. (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger
Noun: pizzicato (pizzicatos,pizzicati)  ,pit-si'kaa-tow
  1. A note or passage that is played pizzicato
Adverb: pizzicato  ,pit-si'kaa-tow
  1. (music) with a light plucking staccato sound

Derived forms: pizzicatos, pizzicati

See also: plucked

Type of: music

Encyclopedia: Pizzicato