[ gawl-doh-nee; Italian gawl-daw-nee ]
/ gɔlˈdoʊ ni; Italian gɔlˈdɔ ni /
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Car·lo [kahr-loh; Italian kahr-law], /ˈkɑr loʊ; Italian ˈkɑr lɔ/, 1707–93, Italian dramatist.
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How to use Goldoni in a sentence
Yet he deserved the stinging epigram which Goldoni uttered on his character: "A smile upon his lips and venom in his heart."
But when Goldoni attacked it, and Gozzi rose in its defence, the type was already on the wane.
Goldoni had already produced a comedy, called Il Teatro Comico, setting forth his views regarding the reform of the drama.
Goldoni, in the comedy The Persian Wife, gives us a glimpse of coffee making in the middle of the eighteenth century.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
Longhi surveyed human life with the same kindly glance and the same absence of gravity or depth of intuition as Goldoni.
British Dictionary definitions for Goldoni
/ (Italian ɡolˈdoːni) /
Carlo (ˈkarlo). 1707–93, Italian dramatist; author of over 250 plays in Italian or French, including La Locandiera (1753). His work introduced realistic Italian comedy, superseding the commedia dell'arte
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