Part of speech: noun

A musical stringed instrument, played by keys.

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Usage examples "pianoforte":

  1. The bustle having in a measure subsided, I gave orders for the soup to be served, at the same time turning the current into the electric pianoforte. - "Ruggles of Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
  2. She appeared in a concert at the age of twelve, playing both the pianoforte and the violin. - "Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday", Henry C. Lahee.
  3. I had lessons, furthermore, in singing and in pianoforte playing, but without result. - "Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel", Friedrich Froebel.