- [alsom-] a member of the Mafia
- [m-] a member of any mafia
Origin of MafiosoItalian
nounpl. Ma·fi·o·si, or Ma·fi·o·sos
A member of the Mafia.
Origin of MafiosoItalian mafioso alteration ( influenced by -oso -ous ) of earlier mafiuso from Sicilian mafiusu swaggering, cocky of unknown origin
(plural mafiosos or mafiosi)
- Alternative capitalization of Mafioso