Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


[stret-uh] /ˈstrɛt ə/
noun, plural strette
[stret-ey] /ˈstrɛt eɪ/ (Show IPA),
strettas. Music.
a concluding passage played at a faster tempo.
Origin of stretta
1875-80; < Italian; feminine of stretto Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for stretta
Historical Examples
  • The train started late, and travelled slowly; but he heard a porter bawling "stretta Mill!"

    Cynthia Leonard Merrick
  • In the morning, I went to the little village of stretta, where the three Paolis were born.

    Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2 Ferdinand Gregorovius

Word of the Day

Word Value for stretta

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for stretta