[ pat-ee; for 1 also Italian paht-tee ]

  1. A·de·li·na [ah-de-lee-nah], /ˌɑ dɛˈli nɑ/, Adela Juana Maria Patti, 1843–1919, Italian operatic soprano, born in Spain.

  2. a female given name.

Words Nearby Patti Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Patti in a sentence

  • Another thing we have to tell you is that Louise went to hear Patti sing, with Mr. Caruth.

    The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
  • Poor Patti would get up in obedience to the order and slink out of the door with her ears drooping.

  • It's that I know I should appreciate them, and it must be rather nice to be awfully appreciated, even if it's Patti or you.

    The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
  • Patti is to sing to-morrow night at a grand concert; I am dying to hear her again, and Standish—kind fellow!

    The Haunted Room | A. L. O. E.
  • It was a big run, and some of the depositors gesticulated and threatened—for Patti couldn't pay it all out in a minute.

    Courts and Criminals | Arthur Train

British Dictionary definitions for Patti


/ (ˈpætɪ) /

  1. Adelina (adeˈliːna). 1843–1919, Italian operatic coloratura soprano, born in Spain

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