Definition of cicchetti in English:


Syllabification: ci·cchet·ti
Pronunciation: /CHiˈketē
(also cicheti)


  • (Chiefly in Venice) savory snacks or small side dishes, typically served in a bar or informal restaurant: we dined on cicchetti washed down with a glass of local wine
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    • Everything is just right, from the wood and marble bar piled high with tasty cicheti to the gleaming copper pots overhead.
    • Our bill for two glasses of good wine and a couple of cicchetti each comes to a grand total of 3.70.
    • If time is tight, come for a quick snack; the bar, with its good range of cicheti, is just as crowded as the main restaurant space.


Italian, from cicchetto (denoting a single dish).

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