Definition of Dolce far niente

1. Noun. Carefree idleness.

Generic synonyms: Idleness, Idling, Loafing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolce Far Niente

dojiggers
dojinshi
dojo
dojos
dokda
dokdas
dokimastic
doko
dol
dolabellane
dolabra
dolabrae
dolabrate
dolabriform
dolce
dolce far niente (current term)
dolcelatte
dolces
dolcetto
dolcettos
dolci
doldrum
doldrums
dole
dole bludger
dole bludgers
dole out
dolebludger
doled
doled out

Literary usage of Dolce far niente

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1. The Humbler Poets: A Collection of Newspaper and Periodical Verse, 1870 to 1885 by Slason Thompson (1886)
"dolce far niente. We are designed, it seems to me, To be two happy lazzaroni, On sunshine fed, and macaroni, MY friend, my chum, my trusty crony ! ..."

2. Poems by Ellen Clementine Doran Howarth (1868)
"dolce far niente. "\7"ES, it is pleasant thus to weave the rhyme, As the fit takes us, leaning idly back In cushions soft, forgetting tide and time, ..."

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