Definition of a cappella in English:

a cappella

Syllabification: a cap·pel·la
Pronunciation: /ˌä kəˈpelə

adjective & adverb

  • (With reference to choral music) without instrumental accompaniment: [as adjective]: an a cappella Mass [as adverb]: the trio usually performs a cappella
    More example sentences
    • We'll prepare a few songs that we can do a cappella.


Italian, literally 'in chapel style'.

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