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scudetto

Line breaks: scu|detto
Pronunciation: /skuːˈdɛtəʊ
 
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Definition of scudetto in English:

noun (plural scudetti /-ti/)

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
More example sentences
  • The 2006 Brazilians are seasoned Europeans, carrying a smart collection of Bundesliga titles, Italian scudetti, Spanish La Ligas and Champions League medals around with them.
  • As for Juventus, the Old Lady has now faced three title rivals this season and emerged with just two draws and a defeat - hardly the stuff of which scudetti are made.
  • They were pipped to the scudetto on the final day of last season, having led for much of the campaign, and join Juventus, Milan and Lazio in this year's chase.

Origin

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

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