Origin of Neapolitan
Examples from the Web for neapolitan
This sensational third novel in her Neapolitan series is a reminder that she is one of the most talented writers working today.The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More|William O’Connor|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He frequently slips into Neapolitan dialect so thick that is incomprehensible.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prime minister has also reportedly paid for diction lessons to smooth out her rough Neapolitan accent.
In the meantime, he has also released a CD of Neapolitan love ballads he wrote for his long-time musical partner Mariano Acipella.Out of Office, Berlusconi Faces 'Bunga Bunga' Prostitution Trial|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
This week the cast will start working at a Neapolitan pizzeria called O'Vesuvio, near their apartment.
There was no name dearer to Englishmen than that of Poerio to his Neapolitan fellow-countrymen.The Grand Old Man|Richard B. Cook
The Neapolitan seemed startled by an earnestness and boldness he was but little prepared for.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
A bitter rivalry had always existed between the Neapolitan, Venetian, and Cremonese schools.Ole Bull|Sara C. Bull
The Neapolitan recounted briefly the events which we have already recorded.The Cock and Anchor|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Marcellus Mastrilli, a Neapolitan, made the first attempt to atone for the crime.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
Word Origin for Neapolitan
early 15c., "native or resident of Naples," literally "of Naples," from Latin Neapolitanus, from Neapolis (see Naples); it preserves in English the Greek name of the city. As an adjective from 1590s. As a type of ice cream, from 1871; originally meaning both "ice cream of three layers and flavors" and "ice cream made with eggs added to the cream before freezing." In early 18c., Neapolitan consolation meant "syphilis."