[ bo-choh-nee; Italian bawt-chaw-nee ]
/ bɒˈtʃoʊ ni; Italian bɔtˈtʃɔ ni /


Um·ber·to [oom-ber-taw] /umˈbɛr tɔ/, 1882–1916, Italian painter and sculptor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for boccioni

  • Thus, on the death of Boccioni, the first generation of Futuristic writers reformed or disappeared.

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  • Boccioni satisfies the test in his sculpture, and therefore we must praise him, whether we like his methods or not.

  • The work of Boccioni and Carrà has assumed a wholly abstract appearance, and is much more interesting than formerly.

British Dictionary definitions for boccioni

/ (Italian botˈtʃoni) /


Umberto (umˈberto). 1882–1916, Italian painter and sculptor: principal theorist of the futurist movement
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