from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In a very loud manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
- n. A note, chord, or passage played fortissimo.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. comparative form of forte: more forte
- adv. comparative form of forte: more forte
- adv. The musical term indicating that the piece is played very loud.
- n. The dynamic sign indicating that the piece should be played fortissimo. Abbreviation: ff.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Very loud; with the utmost strength or loudness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, very loud: noting a passage that is intended to be so rendered. Abbreviated ff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. chiefly a direction or description in music
- adv. a direction in music; to be played very loudly
- n. (music) loud
Italian, superlative of forte, strong; see forte2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from Italian fortissimo. (Wiktionary)