Definition of consigliere in English:

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consigliere

Pronunciation: /ˌkônsēˈlye-re/ Pronunciation: /kənsiɡlēˈērē/

noun (plural consiglieri /-rē/)

An adviser, especially to a crime boss.
Example sentences
  • He's a bit of a confidant and consiglieri to the likes of Desmond.
  • Other than advise the Corleones, what does a consigliere do on radio?
  • A malign version of myself, more outrageous and more cunning, he became the godfather and I the consiglieri of our two-man ‘mob’.

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Syllabification: con·si·glie·re

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