cin·​que·​cen·​tist ˌchiŋ-kwi-ˈchen-tist How to pronounce cinquecentist (audio)
: an Italian of the cinquecento
especially : a poet or artist of this period

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cinquecentist was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Cinquecentist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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