Definition of arrabbiata in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌärəˈbēädə/


Denoting a spicy pasta sauce made with tomatoes and hot peppers.
Example sentences
  • The sauce comes in a round jar with a blue lid and is labelled pasta sauce arrabbiata chilli with a best before date up to June next year.


Italian, literally 'angry,' feminine past participle of arrabbiare 'make angry'.

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Syllabification: ar·rab·bi·a·ta

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