Dictionary

vaporetto

vaporetto

noun va·po·ret·to \ˌvä-pə-ˈre-(ˌ)tō\
plural va·po·ret·ti\-ˈre-tē\ also va·po·ret·tos

Definition of VAPORETTO

:  a motorboat serving as a canal bus in Venice, Italy

Origin of VAPORETTO

Italian, diminutive of vapore steamboat, from French vapeur, from bateau à vapeur steamboat
First Known Use: 1926

Rhymes with VAPORETTO

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: vapor heatingPrevious Word in the Dictionary: vapor engineAll Words Near: vaporetto
March 04, 2015
sprightly Hear it
Full of life and energy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears