Exotic Words (D)


Diminuendo

dim

di•min•u•en•do

gradual decrease in loudness or the musical direction indicating this.

Abbreviation: dim or (written over the music affected)

musical passage affected by a diminuendo

(Classical Music) gradually decreasing in loudness
(Classical Music) with a diminuendo
Not to be confused with…
Dim I inuendo:  a dumb-ass, indirect or subtle, usually derogatory implication in expression; an insinuation. 🙂
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