Definition of have a cadenza in English:

have a cadenza

  • South African informal Be extremely agitated: the party is having a cadenza about subliminal messages on the news
    [said to be from Danny Kaye's The Little Fiddle, a humorous recording made in the 1940s]
    More example sentences
    • You're gonna have a cadenza when you hear who I sat next to at the event.
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