gambetto

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gamba (leg) +‎ -etto (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡamˈbet.to/
  • Rhymes: -etto
  • Hyphenation: gam‧bét‧to

Noun[edit]

gambetto m (plural gambetti)

  1. trip (act of tripping someone)
    Synonym: sgambetto
  2. (chess) gambit (used by a white).
    Synonym: gambitto

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: gambit
  • Catalan: gambit
  • Spanish: gambito

Further reading[edit]

  • gambetto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana