[ ahr-i-tee-noh; Italian ah-re-tee-naw ]
/ ˌɑr ɪˈti noʊ; Italian ˌɑ rɛˈti nɔ /
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Pie·tro [pye-traw], /ˈpyɛ trɔ/, 1492–1556, Italian satirist and dramatist.
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How to use Aretino in a sentence
The type remained fixed, although some notable exceptions, especially in the case of Aretino's plays, arrest attention.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
Of these Pietro Aretino, father of modern journalists, was one of the most sagacious and quite the most remarkable.Titian|Samuel Levy Bensusan
Another Italian satirist, Pietro Aretino, acquired great fame, but not of a creditable kind.Books Fatal to Their Authors|P. H. Ditchfield
A less pleasant light is thrown upon the great painter by his friendship and close association with the infamous Aretino.
With a shrug of his shoulders, sop resumed his studies, finding Aretino more diverting than such nonsense.The Duke's Motto|Justin Huntly McCarthy
British Dictionary definitions for Aretino
/ (Italian areˈtiːno) /
Pietro (ˈpjɛːtro). 1492–1556, Italian satirist, poet, and dramatist, noted for his satirical attacks on leading political figures
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