Definition of cicchetti in English:

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Pronunciation: /CHiˈkedē/
(also cicheti)

plural noun

(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
More example sentences
  • Eating on a budget in Venice usually means hitting up the city's cicchetti bars.
  • The adults fancied a pick and mix kind of lunch so the cicchetti ticked our boxes.
  • If you avoid the obvious pizza and pasta in favour of seafood and cicchetti, then you'll never feel bloated.


Italian, from cicchetto (denoting a single dish).

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Syllabification: ci·cchet·ti

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