Amoroso



a medium dry sherry of Spain.
Contemporary Examples

In the film, the Bradley Cooper character Richie DiMaso is largely fictional but based loosely on Good and amoroso.
The Real Story and Lesson of the Abscam Sting in ‘American Hustle’ Jimmy So December 16, 2013

Historical Examples

As Mr. V. and my brother walked homewards they indulged themselves with various jocose remarks at the expense of the amoroso.
The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life Dr. Ticklemore

But, in the end, as in “amoroso,” all the dead people are resuscitated.
A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams

She did n’t laugh as if the thing was ridiculous, and as if the idea of Kenny Dodd performing “amoroso” was a glaring absurdity.
The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. I.(of II) Charles James Lever

He is amoroso for that black queen, who is quite covered up, and he would like to be covered up with her.
Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson

No, good Sir amoroso; your teeth hath taken rust, your breath wants airing, and indeed I love sound kissing.
The Works of John Marston John Marston

adjective, adverb
(music) (to be played) lovingly
noun
a rich sweetened sherry of a dark colour

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