curioso

See also: curiosò

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

curioso

  1. A collector or admirer of curios.

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈrjo.zo/, (traditional) /kuˈrjo.so/
  • Rhymes: -ozo, (traditional) -oso
  • Hyphenation: cu‧rió‧so

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. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of cūriōsus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cūriōsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  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, metaphonic)

  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

Further readingEdit