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EtymologyEdit

Possibly an onomatopoeic form akin to Checca, hypocoristic form of the female given name Francesca.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkek.ka/
  • Hyphenation: chéc‧ca

NounEdit

checca f (plural checche)

  1. (derogatory) fairy, poof, faggot (homosexual who thinks or behaves effeminately)
    Synonyms: finocchio, frocio
  2. (northern Italy) Synonym of gazza (magpie)

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ReferencesEdit

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