Staccato (or stacc.) – Each note detached or separated from each other
The stack of cards were oh (staccato) so high but then suddenly tumbled and the cards became detached.
Examples of staccato in a sentence
With a catchy chorus, jangly guitar and staccato drumbeats, this track sounds both ultramodern and nostalgic all at once.
The song needs to be played in a staccato manner and not as a continuous melody.
In his musical, the composer used staccato rhythms to show hostility and tension.