griccio

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡrit.t͡ʃo/
  • Hyphenation: grìc‧cio

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps alteration of riccio (curled).

Adjective[edit]

griccio (feminine singular griccia, masculine plural gricci, feminine plural gricce)

  1. (archaic) curled, wrinkled
    Synonyms: arricciolato, increspato
  2. (Tuscany) stingy (unwilling to spend)
    Synonyms: avaro, tirchio
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Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic

Noun[edit]

griccio m (plural gricci)

  1. (archaic) whim, caprice
    Synonyms: capriccio, ghiribizzo, gricciolo (archaic or literary)
  2. (Tuscany) joke
    Synonym: scherzo
  3. (regional) shiver
    Synonyms: brivido, gricciolo (archaic or literary)
  4. (regional, in the plural) tickling
    Synonyms: gricciolo (archaic or literary), solletico
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References[edit]

  • griccio1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • griccio2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • griccio in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti