noun, plural cic·e·ro·nes, Italian cic·e·ro·ni [chee-che-raw-nee] /ˌtʃi tʃɛˈrɔ ni/.
Origin of cicerone
Examples from the Web for cicerone
The nave is the oldest part,” said the cicerone, “built about 1135 by Walter Le Bec.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
Our kind friend whom we had met the evening before accompanied us as cicerone.Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo|W. Cope Devereux
I accepted the invitation and spent two days- 129 - under the guidance of my cicerone.Reminiscences|Hans Mattson
There are some good stories here of him and the amiable Piron, his cicerone.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
The Cicerone acknowledged the roguery, and said they practised it with almost every traveller, to get money.
British Dictionary definitions for cicerone
noun plural -nes or -ni (-nɪ)
Word Origin for cicerone
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.