mafioso

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noun ma·fi·o·so \ˌmä-fē-ˈō-(ˌ)sō, ˌma-, -(ˌ)zō\

Definition of mafioso

plural

mafiosi

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  1. :  a member of the Mafia or a mafia

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Origin and Etymology of mafioso

Italian, from Italian dialect (Sicily) mafiusu gallant, swaggerer, perhaps alteration of marfusu scoundrel


MAFIOSO Defined for English Language Learners

mafioso

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Definition of mafioso for English Language Learners

  • : a member of the Mafia


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