Associations to the word «Capo»


CAPO, noun. A movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar used to raise the pitch of all strings.
CAPO, noun. A leader in the Mafia; a caporegime.
CAPO DI TUTTI CAPI, noun. (slang) Boss of all the bosses, especially in the mafia, cosa nostra etc. Often used by law enforcement, the media and the public in general to describe a Mafia boss who exerts significant influence on how the Mafia should run.
CAPO TASTO, noun. Alternative spelling of capotasto

Dictionary definition

CAPO, noun. The head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche