curioso

See also: curiosò

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

curioso

  1. A collector or admirer of curios.

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

curioso (feminine curiosa, masculine plural curiosi, feminine plural curiose)

  1. curious
  2. inquisitive
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

NounEdit

curioso m (plural curiosi, feminine curiosa)

  1. curious thing
  2. busybody, nosy parker
  3. rubbernecker

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

curioso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of curiosare

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cūriōsō

  1. inflection of cūriōsus:
    1. dative masculine/neuter singular
    2. ablative masculine singular
    3. ablative neuter singular

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

curioso m (feminine singular curiosa, masculine plural curiosos, feminine plural curiosas, comparable)

  1. curious; inquisitive (tending to ask questions, investigate or explore)
  2. curious; odd; out of the ordinary
    Synonyms: estranho, bizarro

NounEdit

curioso m (plural curiosos, feminine curiosa, feminine plural curiosas)

  1. one who is curious, inquisitive

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈɾjoso/, [kuˈɾjo.so]
  • Hyphenation: cu‧rio‧so

AdjectiveEdit

curioso (feminine curiosa, masculine plural curiosos, feminine plural curiosas)

  1. curious, inquisitive (person)
  2. interesting
  3. funny, strange, odd
  4. quaint

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

curioso m (plural curiosos, feminine curiosa, feminine plural curiosas)

  1. gawker, onlooker

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