43 terms

Un Posto nel Mondo: Nouns

Noun vocabulary from the book by Fabio Volo.
STUDY
PLAY
abbinamento
match; pairing
(gli) acciacchi
ailments
addetto(a)
person in charge (of)
astice (f.)
lobster
bel fusto
hunk; tall, handsome strapping man
bivio
crossroads; fork; junction
bombolone (m.)
donut
caparra
deposit; down payment
capriola
somersault
cicala
cicada (cricket)
dialettica
dialectic (inquiry into metaphysical contradictions and their solutions)
disgregazione (f.)
break-up
dolcevita (m.)
turtleneck
escamotage (m.)
subterfuge; guile
fannullone (m&f)
idler; slouch; loafer
fisicità
physicality
(le) grinfie
claws; (somebody's) clutches
guarnizione (f.)
garnish; decoration; trimming
imposta
(window) shutter
infradito
flip-flop
lecca-lecca (m.)
lollipop
maratoneta (m&f)
marathon runner
micio(a)
pussy cat
mina vagante
loose cannon
miscela
mixture; blend
muschio
moss
orchite (f.)
orchitis (testicular swelling)
pagnotta
loaf
pigna
cone (pine/fir)
(le) prelibatezze
delicacies; choice morsels
putiferio
uproar; fuss; ****-storm
rissa
fight; brawl
sbronza
booze-up; bender
scampagnata
outing
sciamano
shaman
scolapasta
colander
scoreggia
fart; (something you let rip)
siero
serum
sorcio
mouse
spaccone(a)
loudmouth; braggart
stesura
draft (of a document)
supplizio
torture
taccuino
notebook; pad