in the open air; outdoors
Origin of alfrescoItalian from al ( from a + il), in the + fresco, cool: see fresco
Also al fresco
or al fres·co
In the fresh air; outdoors: dining alfresco.
Taking place outdoors; outdoor: an alfresco conference.
Origin of alfrescoItalian al fresco in the fresh (air) al in the ( a to, in ) ( from Latin ad ; see ad- . ) ( il the ) ( from Latin ille ; see al-1 in Indo-European roots.) fresco fresh
- Outdoors; in fresh air.
- As it was a sunny afternoon, we decided to dine alfresco on the patio.