Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Italian
Origin: solo 'alone', from Latin solus; SOLE1

solo

2 noun
     
Related topics: Music
solo2 plural solos [countable]
1APM a piece of music for one performer [↪ duet, trio]:
a gorgeous piano solo
2TT when someone flies or does an activity alone:
his first solo

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary