[ peet-suh-yoh-loh ]

  1. a pizza chef: In this video, discover how to prepare the dough and make the toppings, guided by a professional pizzaiolo.

Origin of pizzaiolo

First recorded in 1930–35; from Italian, equivalent to pizza pizza + -aiolo, an occupational suffix, from -aio, suffix of appurtenance (cf. -ary ) + -olo, diminutive suffix (cf. -ule )

Words Nearby pizzaiolo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024