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  • IPA(key): /spat.t͡soˈla.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ata
  • Hyphenation: spaz‧zo‧là‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

From spazzolare (to brush) +‎ -ata.


spazzolata f (plural spazzolate)

  1. brush
    • 2019, George Orwell, Nicola Gardini, transl., Nineteen Eighty-Four, Mondadori:
      Dammi una spazzolata, per favore. Non mi si è impigliato qualche stecco tra i capelli?
      Give me a brushdown, would you? Have I got any twigs in my hair?
      (literally, “Give me a brushdown please. Did some twig not get caught in my hair?”)
    dare una spazzolata ai capellito brush one's hair (literally, “to give one's hair a brush”)

Etymology 2[edit]


spazzolata f sg

  1. feminine singular of spazzolato