pizzeria

noun

piz·​ze·​ria ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce pizzeria (audio)
: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

Examples of pizzeria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Join me in trying 21 of the best slices at these pizzerias. Steven Vargas, Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2023 Here's a look at all the Arizona pizzerias that made The Washington Post's best regional pizza list. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 7 Sep. 2023 His uncle, Florentino Gonzalez, 51, now lives in Albany and works full-time in a pizzeria. Susan Hartman Todd Heisler, New York Times, 1 Sep. 2023 Salvatore’s Pizza, 1594 Montgomery Hwy., Hoover Score: 82 Critical violations: 3 This Hoover pizzeria was dinged 13 points for three critical violations after an Aug. 10 inspection. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al, 1 Sep. 2023 Order: The best way to measure a Neapolitan pizzeria is the margherita, and Mucca’s version is very good. oregonlive, 5 Aug. 2023 By this rubric, clientele at the Kramatorsk pizzeria likely included too many non-combatants to pass the test of proportionality. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 5 July 2023 In truth, that wild night began with a Springfield officer stopping to pick up an order from a pizzeria. Hanna Krueger, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Sep. 2023 Inferno is one of dozens, maybe hundreds, of craft pizzerias that have helped reform America’s reputation. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 31 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Italian, from pizza

First Known Use

circa 1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pizzeria was circa 1912

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“Pizzeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pizzeria. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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pizzeria

noun
piz·​ze·​ria ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce pizzeria (audio)
: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

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