azzeccare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zecken. Compare dialectal German zecken (to tease) and Luxembourgish zecken.

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Verb[edit]

azzeccare (transitive)

  1. to hit, strike (a target, etc.)
    Synonyms: imbroccare, centrare
    ho azzeccato il centro del bersaglioI hit the center of the target
  2. to guess, to hazard
    Synonyms: indovinare, cogliere, riuscire, capire, imbroccare
    sono riuscito ad azzeccare la risposta esatta
    I managed to guess the right answer
  3. (slang) to question someone's intelligence
  4. (rare) to give through deceit; to deceive

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Further reading[edit]

  • azzeccare in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • azzeccare in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa

Tarantino[edit]

Verb[edit]

azzeccare

  1. to hit or strike (a target)
  2. to guess or hazard

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