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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a. & adv Leggiero (Mus) Light or graceful; in a light, delicate, and brisk style.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • leggiero In music, in a light, easy, rapid manner, without emphasizing single tones: usually applied to a decorative or episodical passage.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

E quanto mi parea nell' atto acerbo, Con l' ali aperte e sovre i pie leggiero!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845" by Various

In poetry:

Le foglie, scosse da leggiero vento
E per sottil pioviggin lagrimanti,
Siccome colte da orribil spavento
Si fecero tremanti.
"Circolo" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

HOUSTON--Mattress Firm has appointed Stephen Leggiero to the newly created position of vice president of branding.
The naming of Leggiero represents the latest in a series of high-level executive moves at the mattress specialty retailer over the past two weeks.