- Italianate (adj.) 1570s, from It. Italianato "rendered Italian," from Italiano (see ITALIAN (Cf. Italian)).
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Italianate — I*tal ian*ate, a. Italianized; Italianated. Apish, childish, and Italianate. Marlowe. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Italianate — I*tal ian*ate, v. t. [Cf. It. italianare.] To render Italian, or conformable to Italian customs; to Italianize. [R.] Ascham. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Italianate — [i tal′yə nit; ] also, & for v. always [, i tal′yə nāt΄] adj. [It Italianato] Italian in quality, appearance, or character vt. Italianated, Italianating [It italianare] ITALIANIZE … English World dictionary
Italianate — 1. adjective Italian in style or character This was a residence designed for living on a grand scale, with gilt chandeliers dangling overhead, rich oil paintings adorning walls, and Italianate marble fireplaces in every room. <! Fancy old… … Wiktionary
Italianate — I|tal|i|a|nate [ıˈtæliəneıt] adj with an Italian style or appearance ▪ an Italianate villa … Dictionary of contemporary English
italianate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1567 italianize … New Collegiate Dictionary
Italianate — adjective Date: 1572 Italian in quality or characteristics … New Collegiate Dictionary
Italianate — Italianately, adv. Italianation, n. adj. /i tal yeuh nayt , nit/; v. /i tal yeuh nayt /, adj., v., Italianated, Italianating. adj. 1. Italianized; conforming to the Italian type or style or to Italian customs, manners, etc. 2. Art. in the style… … Universalium
Italianate — I|tal|ian|ate [ ı tæljə,neıt ] adjective done or made in a style typical of Italy … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Italianate — I talÂ·ianÂ·ate || neÉªt adj. Italianized; made in an Italian style; Italian in appearance … English contemporary dictionary