Share this entry

scudetto Line breaks: scu|detto
Pronunciation: /skuːˈdɛtəʊ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of scudetto in English:

noun (plural scudettiskuːˈdɛti)

The award given to the champions of Italy’s top division of professional soccer: Juve lost 2-1 to Perugia, handing the scudetto to Lazio

Origin

Italian, 'badge, little shield', from the shield-shaped emblem worn on the shirts of the winning team.

Definition of scudetto 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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day whippersnapper
Pronunciation: ˈ(h)wipərˌsnapər
noun
a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...