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cinquecentist

cin·que·cen·tist
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ching-kwi-chen-tist]
    • /ˌtʃɪŋ kwɪˈtʃɛn tɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ching-kwi-chen-tist]
    • /ˌtʃɪŋ kwɪˈtʃɛn tɪst/

Definitions of cinquecentist word

  • noun cinquecentist an Italian artist or writer of the cinquecento 3
  • noun cinquecentist an Italian writer or artist of the 16th century. 1
  • noun cinquecentist An Italian of the sixteenth century, especially a poet or artist. 0
  • noun cinquecentist A student or imitator of the art or literature of that period. 0

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Origin of cinquecentist

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
1870-75; < Italian cinquecentista, equivalent to cinquecent(o) (see cinquecento) + -ista -ist

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Parts of speech for Cinquecentist

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

cinquecentist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

cinquecentist usage trend in Literature

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