mag·​nif·​i·​co | \ mag-ˈni-fi-ˌkō How to pronounce magnifico (audio) \
plural magnificoes or magnificos

Definition of magnifico

1 : a nobleman of Venice
2 : a person of high position

Examples of magnifico in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Right next door to Bergdorf Goodman at the Paris Theatre, guests stomped, clapped, sang, and cried to the magnifico of Queen. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "Guests Partied Like Rock Stars With the Ramones, Steve Miller, and More at Last Night’s Premiere for Bohemian Rhapsody," 31 Oct. 2018 Assistant conductor Stephan Mulligan and associate concertmaster Justin Bruns will lead the orchestra during an evening that many would describe as magnifico. Nicole D. Smith, ajc, "Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, May 10," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of magnifico

1573, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for magnifico

Italian, from magnifico, adjective, magnificent, from Latin magnificus

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“Magnifico.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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