[ tee-ep-uh-loh; Italian tye-paw-law ]

  1. Gio·van·ni Bat·ti·sta [joh-vah-nee buh-tee-stuh; Italian jaw-vahn-nee baht-tee-stah], /dʒoʊˈvɑ ni bəˈti stə; Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈti stɑ/, 1696–1770, and his son, Giovanni Do·me·ni·co [duh-men-i-koh; Italian daw-me-nee-kaw], /dəˈmɛn ɪˌkoʊ; Italian dɔˈmɛ ni kɔ/, 1727–1804, Italian painters.

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How to use Tiepolo in a sentence

  • But amongst them are angels who sit there most irreverently, and, with a laugh of challenge, throw out their legs la Tiepolo.

  • They have the same relation to his pictures as the sketches of Rubens and Tiepolo to their decorations.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Tiepolo chose two scenes from the life of Cleopatra, and there is no doubt that he could draw.

  • But that lady, the illustrious Donna Violetta Tiepolo, the daughter and heiress of a famed senator, is now thy mistress.

    The Bravo | J. Fenimore Cooper
  • For a noble lady—a young, a virtuous, and a beautiful wife—a daughter of the Tiepolo—of the Tiepolo, Annina!

    The Bravo | J. Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for Tiepolo


/ (Italian ˈtjɛːpolo, English tiːˈɛpəˌləʊ) /

  1. Giovanni Battista (dʒoˈvanni batˈtista). 1696–1770, Italian rococo painter, esp of frescoes as in the Residenz at Würzburg

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