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  • 1 Punchinello — may refer to: * The American spinoff of Punch magazine. * A magazine published in New York City, USA, from April through December of 1870. All 39 issues of this magazine can be found online at [http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/browse.journals/pu… …

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  • 2 Punchinello — Pun chi*nel lo, n. [It. pulcinella, probably originally a word of endearment, dim. of pulcina, pulcino, a chicken, from L. pullicenus, pullus. See {Pullet}.] A punch; a buffoon; originally, in a puppet show, a character represented as fat, short …

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  • 3 punchinello — [pun΄chə nel′ō] n. [see PUNCH] [also P ] 1. a prototype of Punch 2. pl. punchinellos a buffoon; clown …

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  • 4 Punchinello — /pʌntʃəˈnɛloʊ/ (say punchuh neloh) noun (plural Punchinellos or Punchinelloes) any grotesque or absurd person or thing similar to Punchinello, the chief character in a puppet show of Italian origin. {Italian Pulcinella, probably originally… …

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  • 5 punchinello — noun Etymology: modification of Italian dialect polecenella Date: 1666 1. capitalized a fat short humpbacked clown or buffoon in Italian puppet shows 2. plural los a squat grotesque person …

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  • 6 Punchinello — /pun cheuh nel oh/, n., pl. Punchinellos, Punchinelloes. 1. a grotesque or absurd chief character in a puppet show of Italian origin: the prototype of Punch. 2. any similarly grotesque or absurd person or thing. [1660 70; < It (Naples dial.)… …

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  • 7 Punchinello — noun a) A traditional Italian puppet, in the form of a short fat clown. b) Somebody who resembles this puppet …

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  • 8 Punchinello — n. short chief comic character who appears in an Italian puppet show; person who resembles this character; ludicrous person …

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  • 9 Punchinello — [ˌpʌn(t)ʃɪ nɛləʊ] noun (plural Punchinellos) 1》 another name for punch4 (in sense 1). 2》 archaic a short, stout, comical looking person. Origin C17: alt. of Neapolitan dialect Polecenella, perh. a dimin. of pollecena young turkey cock with a… …

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  • 10 punchinello — n. Buffoon. See punch …

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  • 11 punchinello — pun·chi·nel·lo …

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  • 12 Punchinello — Pun•chi•nel•lo [[t]ˌpʌn tʃəˈnɛl oʊ[/t]] n. pl. los, loes 1) sbz the grotesque or absurd chief character in a puppet show of Italian origin: the prototype of Punch 2) any grotesque or absurd person • Etymology: 1660–70; dissimilated form of dial.… …

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  • 13 punchinello — n. (pl. os) 1 the chief character in a traditional Italian puppet show. 2 a short stout person of comical appearance. Etymology: Neapolitan dial. Polecenella, It. Pulcinella, perh. dimin. of pollecena, young turkey cock with a hooked beak f.… …

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