stiracchiare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stirare +‎ -acchiare.

VerbEdit

stiracchiàre (first-person singular present stiràcchio, first-person singular past historic stiracchiài, past participle stiracchiàto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive, rare) to iron haphazardly and carelessly
  2. (transitive) to stretch
  3. (transitive) to force, to distort, to twist
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to quibble about (a clause, point, etc.)
  5. (transitive or intransitive) to economize, to save [auxiliary avere]
  6. (transitive or intransitive, colloquial) to haggle [auxiliary avere]
  7. (intransitive, figuratively) to quibble [auxiliary avere]

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