cicisbeo

noun

ci·​cis·​beo ˌchē-chəz-ˈbā-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce cicisbeo (audio)
plural cicisbei ˌchē-chəz-ˈbā-ˌē How to pronounce cicisbeo (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Italian

First Known Use

1718, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cicisbeo was in 1718

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Cite this Entry

“Cicisbeo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cicisbeo. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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