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Definition of "lazzarone" [lazzarone]

  • One of the poorer classes of Neapolitans; beggars. (noun)
  • Playboy, someone who does not work and devotes himself to a life without commitments or responsibilities. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lazzarone" in a sentence
  • "The lazzarone is a godsend for M. Dumas, an admirable peg upon which to hang his quaint conceit and sly satire; and he is accordingly frequently introduced in the course of the three volumes."
  • "Transteverin is the man of the faubourgs, its hammal is the market-porter, its lazzarone is the pegre, its cockney is the native of Ghent."
  • "You have a barbarian, the monk, and a savage, the lazzarone."