attapirato

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In reference to the Tapiro d'Oro (Golden Tapir), a satirical prize given by the TV program Striscia la Notizia to someone famous who has behaved reprehensibly or ridiculously. Morphologically from a- (ad-, en-) +‎ tapiro +‎ -ato (-ed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /at.ta.piˈra.to/
  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Hyphenation: at‧ta‧pi‧rà‧to

Adjective[edit]

attapirato (feminine attapirata, masculine plural attapirati, feminine plural attapirate)

  1. (neologism, humorous) upset for a personal comedown or failure

Further reading[edit]

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