Part of speech: noun
Origin: Italian, mid-18th century
A concluding event, remark, or section.
The concluding passage of a piece or movement (music), typically forming an addition to the basic structure.
Examples of Coda in a sentence
"Tim composed an elegant concerto with a haunting coda."
"The graduation ceremony was a touching coda to her high school memories."
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This word comes from the Italian “cauda,” meaning “tail.”
Did you Know?
A coda can also be the conclusion of a dance, such as a “pas de deux,” when two dancers complete the final portion of a ballet.