Definitions for coda

coda co·da

Spelling: [koh-duh]
IPA: /ˈkoʊ də/

Coda is a 4 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 8 points.

You can make 29 anagrams from letters in coda (acdo).

Definitions for coda


  1. Music. a more or less independent passage, at the end of a composition, introduced to bring it to a satisfactory close.
  2. Ballet. the concluding section of a ballet, especially the final part of a pas de deux.
  3. a concluding section or part, especially one of a conventional form and serving as a summation of preceding themes, motifs, etc., as in a work of literature or drama.
  4. anything that serves as a concluding part.
  5. Phonetics. the segment of a syllable following the nucleus, as the d- sound in good. Compare core1 (def 14), onset (def 3).

Origin of coda

1745-55; Italian Latin cauda tail; cf. queue

Examples for coda

The third section is a varied repetition of the first with a coda.

Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven't seen season five episode eight of  The Walking Dead, “coda”

And then the joke in the last verse of watching Walter Cronkite deliver the coda.

The coda, as in the other sonata, is simply a strong passage of climax.

It must be remembered that, as a point of structure, the existence of the coda is optional.

He gets to the coda at last and takes it at a somewhat livelier pace.

The film, opening on December 17, has turned out to be a coda to the man's incarceration.

It has also, sadly, turned out to be the coda for its director's career.

He tapped for the coda with the touch of a king knighting an illustrious subject.

The scene serves as the coda to The Last of the Unjust, and it ranks as one of the most splendid closing sequences in cinema.

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