[ ver-uh-neez, -nees ]

  1. of or relating to the city or town of Verona.

noun,plural Ver·o·nese.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Verona.

Origin of Veronese

First recorded in 1750–60; Veron(a) + -ese

Words Nearby Veronese

Other definitions for Veronese (2 of 2)

[ ver-uh-ney-zee; Italian ve-raw-ne-ze ]

  1. Pa·o·lo [pah-aw-law], /ˈpɑ ɔ lɔ/, Paolo Cagliari, 1528–88, Venetian painter. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Veronese in a sentence

  • Cats abound in Baudelaire's verse, as dogs in the pictures of Paul Veronese, and form there a kind of signature.

    Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. | Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • He has quite a Veronese power of combining his human groups with splendid architecture.

  • The only picture of Veronese's that I remember here is a portrait of his wife when her beauty was gone.

  • Do you not suppose that the soul of a Veronese imbibes colour like a piece of stuff plunged into the boiling vat of a dyer?

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert

British Dictionary definitions for Veronese


/ (Italian veroˈneːse) /

  1. Paolo (ˈpaːolo), original name Paolo Cagliari or Caliari. 1528–88, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include The Marriage at Cana (1563) and The Feast of the Levi (1573)

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