sciuscià

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English shoeshine. Said by poor Neapolitan children who worked as shoeshiners on the streets during the American occupation of Naples during the Second World War.

Phrase[edit]

sciuscià

  1. shoeshine?

Noun[edit]

sciuscià m ‎(invariable)

  1. shoeshine
  2. shoeblack / bootblack (person)