femminuccia

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From femmina (female) +‎ -uccia (diminutive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fem.miˈnut.t͡ʃa/
  • Rhymes: -uttʃa
  • Hyphenation: fem‧mi‧nùc‧cia

NounEdit

femminuccia f (plural femminucce)

  1. Diminutive of femmina: little girl, female baby (particularly as opposed to a boy).
    Synonyms: bambina, bimba, fanciulla (dated)
    Antonym: maschietto
  2. (informal, offensive) A weak, cowardly man: a pussy.
    Synonyms: donnicciola, femminella