abbaiata

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From abbaiare (to bay, bark) +‎ -ata.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ab.baˈja.ta/
  • Hyphenation: ab‧ba‧ià‧ta

NounEdit

abbaiata f (plural abbaiate)

  1. barking, baying
  2. (figurative, rare) A yell aimed at ridiculing or reproaching someone.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • abbaiata in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana