verismo


ve·ris·mo

noun \vā-ˈrēz-(ˌ)mō\

Definition of VERISMO

:  verism; also :  realism 3

Examples of VERISMO

  1. <the author of this crime novel uses profuse profanity in the name of verismo, but its effectiveness palls after a couple of chapters>

Origin of VERISMO

Italian
First Known Use: circa 1908

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: veritable
Previous Word in the Dictionary: verism
All Words Near: verismo

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up verismo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More