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consigliere Line breaks: con|si¦gliere
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒnsɪˈljɛːreɪ/

Definition of consigliere in English:

noun (plural consiglieri pronounced same)

A member of a Mafia family who serves as an adviser to the leader and resolves disputes within the family.
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’.


Italian, literally 'a member of a council'.

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