Today's Word "Coda"

Any concluding part on

Published in Vocabulary

coda /KO-duh/ (noun) - 1 : The concluding passage of a piece of music, usually independent of the essential parts, added to bring it to a satisfactory close. 2 : An additional section at the end of a piece of literature, serving to summarize it or to add related information. 3 : Any concluding part.

"Then came the coda, in Pierpoint's press conference in which we were reminded what a wonderful flakehead he is."


From Italian coda (tail), from Latin cauda (tail), the source of other words such as queue, coward, French queue (tail) and Spanish cola (tail).


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