Definition of chipolata in English:

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Pronunciation: /tʃɪpəˈlɑːtə/


A small thin sausage.
Example sentences
  • Yes, there are pigs in blankets but they are organic chipolatas wrapped in thin slices of pancetta and cooked in the oven.
  • Instead, thick, succulent breast escalopes had been pan-fried and sent out to do their work on the waistline with black pudding farei and chipolatas.
  • This means that the average British adult is likely to devour a staggering 4kg of sausages, or the equivalent of over 140 chipolatas this year alone.


Late 19th century: from French, from Italian cipollata 'a dish of onions', from cipolla 'onion'.

  • Chipolata sausages have nothing to do with chips—their name comes from Italian cipollata, meaning ‘flavoured with onion’ (the Italian for ‘onion’ is cipolla, which is related to English chives (Late Middle English)). And chipmunk (mid 19th century) is also a completely different word, from the Native American language Ojibwa.

Words that rhyme with chipolata

barter, Bata, cantata, carter, cassata, charter, ciabatta, darter, desiderata, errata, garter, imprimatur, Inkatha, Jakarta, Magna Carta, Maratha, martyr, Odonata, passata, persona non grata, rata, Renata, Río de la Plata, serenata, sonata, Sparta, starter, strata, taramasalata, tartar, Tatar, Zapata

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