piaggiare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

piaggia +‎ -are

VerbEdit

piaggiàre (first-person singular present piàggio, first-person singular past historic piaggiài, past participle piaggiàto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive, literary) to fawn on, to flatter
    Synonyms: lusingare, adulare
  2. (intransitive, rare) to avoid taking a stance (between two opposing parties) [auxiliary avere]
  3. (intransitive, archaic) to flatter opportunistically, to flatter in a beguiling way [auxiliary avere]

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Further readingEdit

  • piaggiare1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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