Dictionary.com

Caravaggio

[ kar-uh-vah-joh; Italian kah-rah-vahd-jaw ]
/ ˌkær əˈvɑ dʒoʊ; Italian ˌkɑ rɑˈvɑd dʒɔ /
Save This Word!

noun
Mi·chel·an·ge·lo Me·ri·si da [mahy-kuhl-an-juh-loh muh-ree-zee dah, mik-uhl-; Italian mee-kel-ahn-je-law me-ree-zee dah], /ˌmaɪ kəlˈæn dʒəˌloʊ məˈri zi dɑ, ˌmɪk əl-; Italian ˌmi kɛlˈɑn dʒɛ lɔ mɛˈri zi dɑ/, c1565–1609?, Italian painter.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Caravaggio in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Caravaggio

Caravaggio
/ (Italian karaˈvaddʒo) /

noun
Michelangelo Merisi da (mikeˈlandʒelo meˈriːzi da). 1571–1610, Italian painter, noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and for his dramatic use of chiaroscuro.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK