Pinocchio

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An illustration of Pinocchio, the character.
See also: pinocchio

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the story The Adventures of Pinocchio (Le avventure di Pinocchio, 1881) by Italian author Carlo Collodi; most likely constructed from Italian pino ‘pine’ and occhio ‘eye’

Proper noun[edit]

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Pinocchio

  1. The fictional boy made from wood whose nose gets longer with each lie he tells.
  2. The popular fairy tale about Pinocchio.

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Noun[edit]

Pinocchio (plural Pinocchios)

  1. One who lies often; a liar.
  2. One who has difficulty hiding lies.

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