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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A (Venetian) boatman who propels a narrow boat through the canals.

Usage examples (31)
  • “Being a gondolier is a tradition and it is very difficult work.”
  • The gondolier is a picturesque rascal for all he wears no satin harness, no plumed bonnet, no silken tights.
  • When she was dressed, Nella called the gondolier from her own window, and met him in the passage when he came up.
  • "I still think being a gondolier is a man's job, but I am sure that with experience Giorgia will be able to do it easily," he said. for more
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