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n. pl. Ma·fi·o·si (-sē) or Ma·fi·o·sos
A member of the Mafia.
[Italian mafioso, alteration (influenced by -oso, -ous) of earlier mafiuso, from Sicilian mafiusu, swaggering, cocky, of unknown origin.]
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mafioso(ˌmæfɪˈəʊsəʊ; Italian mafiˈoso)
n, pl -sos or -si (Italian -si)
(Sociology) a person belonging to the Mafia
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ma•fi•o•so(ˌmɑ fiˈoʊ soʊ)
n., pl. -si (-sē), -sos.
(often cap.) a member of the Mafia.
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|Noun||1.||mafioso - a member of the Sicilian Mafia|
Sicilian Mafia, Maffia, Mafia - a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
Sicilian - a resident of Sicily
|2.||mafioso - a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States|
Cosa Nostra, Maffia, Mafia - a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
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mafioso[ˌmæfɪˈəʊsəʊ] N (mafiosi (pl)) [ˌmæfɪˈəʊsɪ] → mafioso m
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n pl <-sos or -si> → Mafioso m
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