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Definition of "scirocco" []

  • Variant of sirocco. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scirocco" in a sentence
  • "SANCHEZ: The Volkswagen Iroc, as in middle of the word scirocco, is a two-door sportster as well."
  • ""THE ENGLISHMAN IN ITALY" is a vivid picture of Italian peasant-life on the plain of Sorrento: the occasion being an outbreak of the well-known hot wind -- the "scirocco" -- which, in this case, has brought with it a storm of rain."
  • "The weather has shown some signs of improvement and tempted me, despite the persistent "scirocco" mood, to a few excursions into the neighbourhood."