[also in italics]Musical Direction playful(ly)
Origin of scherzandoItalian from present participle of scherzare, to play from scherzo: see scherzo
In a light playful manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
A scherzando passage.
Origin of scherzandoItalian gerund of scherzare to joke from Old Italian; see scherzo .
(comparative more scherzando, superlative most scherzando)