mentecatto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mente captus (insane”, “mad, literally seized by the mind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /men.teˈkat.to/, [men̪t̪eˈkät̪ːo̞]
  • Hyphenation: men‧te‧càt‧to
  • Rhymes: -atto

Adjective[edit]

mentecatto (feminine singular mentecatta, masculine plural mentecatti, feminine plural mentecatte)

  1. half-witted
  2. imbecilic

Noun[edit]

mentecatto m (plural mentecatti)

  1. half-wit
  2. imbecile