Share this entry
fontina Syllabification: fon·ti·na
Pronunciation: /fänˈtēnə/

Definition of fontina in English:


A kind of pale yellow Italian cheese.
Example sentences
  • Melt the butter, add the cheese - start with fontina and Gorgonzola, and add the pecorino and Parmesan last.
  • Italian varieties such as fontina and Asiago have increased in popularity.
  • Here, they're suffused with fontina and pecorino and swathed with tomato sauce.
Definition of fontina in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources