Translation of ragazzo in English:
- 1 (giovane uomo) un ragazzo di sedici annia sixteen-year(-old) boy, a boy of sixteen o aged sixteenè un bravo ragazzohe's a good boy o guyun ragazzo di buona famigliaa boy from a good familyessere un bel ragazzo o un ragazzo carinoto be a handsome fellow o guymio caro ragazzo!my dear boy!è ancora un ragazzo!he's still a boy!il suo aspetto da ragazzoher boyish looksda ragazzo era molto timidowhen (he was) a boy he was very shyfin da ragazzo, io…ever since I was a boy, I…è un gioco o giochetto da -ithat's child's play, it's kid's stuff [informal]hey, -i! forza -i! i -i di oggi (gioventù)today's young people o youth
- 3 (garzone) il ragazzo del barthe barmanragazzo dell'ascensorelift attendant (British English) , lift-operator (British English) , liftboy (British English) , elevator attendant (American English) , elevator operator (American English)
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