Associations to the word «Italian»


ITALIAN, adjective. Pertaining to Italy, its people or its language.
ITALIAN, noun. An inhabitant of Italy, or a person of Italian descent.
ITALIAN, proper noun. The official language of Italy, also spoken in San Marino, the Vatican, and parts of Switzerland.
ITALIAN AUGMENTED SIXTH CHORD, noun. (music) a chord with the tonic, lowered submediant, and raised subdominant scale degrees
ITALIAN AUGMENTED SIXTH CHORDS, noun. Plural of Italian augmented sixth chord
ITALIAN BEEF, noun. (US) A sandwich of thin slices of seasoned roast beef on a dense, long Italian-style roll.
ITALIAN BEEFS, noun. Plural of Italian beef
ITALIAN DRESSING, noun. A North American vinaigrette-type salad dressing consisting of water, vinegar or lemon juice, vegetable oil, chopped bell peppers, usually sugar or corn syrup, and numerous herbs and spices.
ITALIAN DRESSINGS, noun. Plural of Italian dressing
ITALIAN GRIP, noun. (fencing) A grip used for foil and épée that consists of a straight block of wood or aluminum wrapped in a rubber grip-tape
ITALIAN HITCH, noun. A kind of knot, the Munter hitch.
ITALIAN HONEYSUCKLE, noun. Lonicera caprifolium
ITALIAN ICE, noun. A frozen dessert, resembling ice cream, made from either concentrated syrup flavouring or fruit purées.
ITALIAN MILE, noun. (units of measure) Various traditional Italian units of length, particularly the Genovese and Roman miles
ITALIAN MILES, noun. Plural of Italian mile
ITALIAN OAK, noun. Quercus frainetto, a species of oak native to southeastern Europe (parts of Italy, the Balkans, parts of Hungary, Romania) and Turkey.
ITALIAN PENINSULA, proper noun. Alternative term for Apennine Peninsula
ITALIAN REPUBLIC, proper noun. The official name of Italy.
ITALIAN SANDWICH, noun. (US) a type of sandwich consisting of French bread sliced lengthwise, filled with salami or ham with cheese and onion.
ITALIAN SONNET, noun. Petrarchan sonnet
ITALIAN SONNETS, noun. Plural of Italian sonnet
ITALIAN STALLION, noun. Nickname for a handsome man of Italian descent
ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, noun. (culinary) Synonym of wedding soup.
ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Italian wedding soup
ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Italian wedding soup

Dictionary definition

ITALIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Italy.
ITALIAN, noun. The Romance language spoken in Italy.
ITALIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Italy or its people or culture or language; "Italian cooking".

Wise words

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