Word of the Day – Jettatura

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Jettatura (noun)


The evil eye; bad luck.

19th century, etymology unknown. First seen in Italian.

Example sentences

“Their glance, if you meet it, is the jettatura.”

Word of the Day – Itinerant

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Itinerant (adj) (noun)


Travelling from place to place. / A person who travels from place to place.

Late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- ‘travelling’, from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- ‘journey, road’.

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