Used to indicate that a magic trick or other illusion has been performed.
(music) Very fast or quickly; a directive for the musician(s) to play in a very quick tempo.
; ta-da; voilà.
‘So I put my hand into the hat and presto! Out comes a rabbit!’;
(poker slang) A pair of fives as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em.
Quickly; immediately; in haste; suddenly.
‘Presto! begone! 'tis here again.’;
Quickly; rapidly; - a direction for a quick, lively movement or performance; quicker than allegro, or any rate of time except prestissimo.
(of tempo) very fast
‘Presto! begone! 'tis here again’;
at a very fast tempo (faster than allegro)