[ tseeng-gah-raw ]
/ ˈtsiŋ gɑ rɔ /
noun, plural zin·ga·ri [tseeng-gah-ree]. /ˈtsiŋ gɑ ri/. Italian.
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Origin of zingaro
First recorded in 1610–20; from Italian zingaro, zingano; see Tzigane
Words nearby zingaro
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Example sentences from the Web for zingaro
Massimo, "very studied and perfect, according to the latest schools succeeding our Zingaro."The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Mrs. Ginsburg rocked and fanned rhythmically; her unsubtle lips curled upward with the subtle smile of a zingaro.Just Around the Corner|Fannie Hurst
British Dictionary definitions for zingaro
feminine zingara (ˈdzinɡara)
/ Italian (ˈdzinɡaro) /
noun plural -ri (-ri) or -re (-re)
an Italian Gypsy
Word Origin for zingaro
C16: ultimately from Greek Athinganoi, name of an oriental people
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