- a person who conducts sightseers; guide.
Origin of cicerone
Examples from the Web for cicerone
Having introduced us, she desired him to act as cicerone to me until I was tired.The First Violin
Then, as the Emperor has been often at Lyndalberg, he can act as cicerone for a stranger.The Princess Virginia
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To the animated and curious Frenchwoman what a cicerone was Ernest Maltravers!Ernest Maltravers, Complete
So she had a right to come there as well as he,—and she could act as cicerone!Tales of Trail and Town
Well, we have arrived, said the cicerone, stopping at a mound of ruins.The Hero of the People
- a person who conducts and informs sightseers; a tour guide
Word Origin and History for cicerone
"a local guide in Italy," 1726, from Italian cicerone, from Latin Ciceronem, from the name of the great Roman orator (see Ciceronian). Perhaps in reference to the loquacity of the guides.