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WORD OF THE DAY
Staccatostə-KA-dohPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Italian, 1715
1Consisting of a series of sounds that are each sharply separated from the others.2A series of short, sharply separated sounds or words.
 
Examples of Staccato in a sentence “It was hard to work with the staccato of the nail gun in the background.” “Kim’s heels made a sharp staccato against the tile as she hurried down the hallway.”