Definition of Punchinello

1. n. A punch; a buffoon; originally, in a puppet show, a character represented as fat, short, and humpbacked.



Definition of Punchinello

1. Proper noun. A traditional Italian puppet, in the form of a short fat clown. ¹

2. Proper noun. Somebody who resembles this puppet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Punchinello

1. [n -LOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punchinello

punched card
punched cards
punched in
punched out
punched tape
puncheon
puncheons
puncher
punchers
punches
punches in
punchier
punchiest
punchily
punchin
punchinello (current term)
punchinellos
punchiness
punching
punching bag
punching bags
punching ball
punching in
punchings
punchins
punchless
punchlike
punchline
punchlines
puncht

Literary usage of Punchinello

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1. The Story Hour Readers by Ida Coe, Alice Christie Dillon (1914)
"punchinello punchinello was a little brownie. He was full of mischief and was always playing pranks. punchinello could change himself into any form that he ..."

2. The Story Hour Readers by Ida Coe, Alice Christie Dillon (1914)
"punchinello punchinello was a little brownie. He was full of mischief and was always playing pranks. punchinello could change himself into any form that he ..."

3. The Cat: Being a Record of the Endearments and Invectives Lavished by Many by Agnes Repplier (1912)
"punchinello, wholly unconcerned, never so much as winked. ... punchinello dozed tranquilly. Then from the cat's little body came a sound, deep and terrible, ..."

4. Hints to Speakers and Players by Rosina Filippi (1911)
"II punchinello BY HANS ANDERSEN " I KNOW a punchinello," said the moon. " The public scream with delight the moment they see him, for every one of his ..."

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