(music) Very fast or quickly; a directive for the musician(s) to play in a very quick tempo.
(music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a quick, lively tempo, faster than allegretto but slower than presto.
; ta-da; voilà.
‘So I put my hand into the hat and presto! Out comes a rabbit!’;
An expressive mark indicating that a passage is to be played in a lively or happy manner, not necessarily quickly.
(poker slang) A pair of fives as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em.
(music) A passage having this mark.
Quickly; immediately; in haste; suddenly.
‘Presto! begone! 'tis here again.’;
(music) played in a quick, lively tempo
Quickly; rapidly; - a direction for a quick, lively movement or performance; quicker than allegro, or any rate of time except prestissimo.
(music) in a quick and lively manner
(of tempo) very fast
‘Presto! begone! 'tis here again’;
a brisk and lively tempo
at a very fast tempo (faster than allegro)
a musical composition or passage performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
(of tempo) fast
in a quick and lively tempo;
‘play this section allegro’;