Adjective "bambino" definition and examples

(Bambino may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/bamˈbiːnəʊ/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A baby or young child.
  1. 'No wonder the Blairs hope their little bambino is of the fairer sex.'
  2. 'Nobody minds if you bring the bambini along or your shoes are scruffy - there may be grand hotels but there are plenty of inexpensive pensioni as well.'
  3. 'One is taking the bambino's temperature daily, maybe even morning and night, always at exactly the same hour, although nothing seems to be amiss.'
  4. 'The life-like bambini appeared unperturbed, their faces calm and angelic, their wide eyes turned to the sky.'

More definitions

1. a small child or baby.

2. an image of the infant Jesus.

More examples(as adjective)

"dis can be bambino."

Origin

Early 18th century: Italian, diminutive of bambo ‘silly’.