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ˌpʌn tʃəˈnɛl oʊpunchinel·lo

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  1. Punchinello(ProperNoun)

    A traditional Italian puppet, in the form of a short fat clown.

  2. Punchinello(ProperNoun)

    Somebody who resembles this puppet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Punchinello(noun)

    a punch; a buffoon; originally, in a puppet show, a character represented as fat, short, and humpbacked

  2. Origin: [It. pulcinella, probably originally a word of endearment, dim. of pulcina, pulcino, a chicken, from L. pullicenus, pullus. See Pullet.]


  1. Punchinello

    Punchinello was a short-lived American satirical magazine. Inspired by the English publication Punch, it ran in weekly editions from 2 April 1870 to 24 December 1870.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Punchinello

    punsh-i-nel′o, n. the short, hump-backed figure of a puppet-show: a buffoon, any grotesque personage. [It. pulcinello, dim. of pulcino, a chicken, child—L. pullus, a young animal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of punchinello in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of punchinello in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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