sbirro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian sbirro; compare French sbire.

Noun[edit]

sbirro (plural sbirros or sbirri)

  1. A policeman in Italy, Corsica, etc.
  2. A ruffian or henchman.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “partially given in etymology for French sbire

Noun[edit]

sbirro m (plural sbirri)

  1. cop (policeman)

Anagrams[edit]