Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Fashion designer born in Italy who was noted for her use of synthetic materials and brilliant colors (1896-1973); Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910).

Usage examples (33)
  • Of course much of this can be wrong, such as Schiaparelli’s ideas of Martian canals and ETs there.
  • She was dressed often by Schiaparelli, Vionnet, and Chanel.
  • My ship, the Schiaparelli, is leaving orbit within an hour.
  • Betcha they couldn't run a company like Chanel or Schiaparelli. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.