obbrobrio

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin opprobrium (reproach; scandal), derived from opprobrō (I reproach, taunt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /obˈbrɔ.brjo/, [obˈbr̺ɔːbr̺jo]
  • Rhymes: -ɔbrjo
  • Stress: obbròbrio
  • Hyphenation: ob‧bro‧brio

Noun[edit]

obbrobrio m (plural obbrobri)

  1. disgrace, shame, opprobrium
  2. mess, eyesore
  3. (rare, in the plural) insult
  4. face like a bag of spanners

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References[edit]

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