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Marinetti

[mar-uh-net-ee; Italian mah-ree-net-tee] /ˌmær əˈnɛt i; Italian ˌmɑ riˈnɛt ti/
noun
1.
Emilio Filippo Tommaso
[e-mee-lyaw fee-leep-paw tawm-mah-zaw] /ɛˈmi lyɔ fiˈlip pɔ tɔmˈmɑ zɔ/ (Show IPA),
1876–1944, Italian writer.
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  • It is written by an Italian named Marinetti, in a magazine which is called Poesia.

    Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton
  • Perhaps the one most addicted to his method was Marinetti, from the name of his native place more commonly called Chiozzotto.

  • Marinetti and his group have striven earnestly to accomplish this difficult feat, but in every instance have failed.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • I think, had Oppenheimer had the opportunity for thorough education, he would have made a Marinetti or a Haeckel.

  • There was just one true phrase of Mr. Marinetti's about himself: "the feverish insomnia."

    Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton
  • I can well imagine why Mr. Marinetti in his motor-car does not wish to look back at the past.

    Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton
  • Secondly, Marinetti is wrong when he claims that matter is the only mystery and the only reality.

British Dictionary definitions for Marinetti

Marinetti

/Italian mariˈnetti/
noun
1.
Filippo Tommaso (fiˈlippo tomˈmaːzo). 1876–1944, Italian poet; founder of futurism (1909)
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