Italian in quality, appearance, or character
Origin of ItalianateItalian Italianato
- Italian in character: American cooking with Italianate influences.
- Of or relating to an architectural style of the mid-to-late 1800s, characterized by the use of bracketed cornices, nearly flat roofs, arched windows, and often square towers or belvederes.
(third-person singular simple present Italianates, present participle Italianating, simple past and past participle Italianated)
- To Italianize
Italian + -ate